Burlington

Central Government War Headquarters


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Location: Corsham.
(51.4310, -2.1858)
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Classification: SubterraneaSecret Bunker
Light: electric.
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Address: Burlington Bunker, Corsham, England, SN13 9EU
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History

1950s bunker built.
2004 decommissioned and declassified.

Description

The bunker with the code name Burlington located below Corsham is also called the Central Government War Headquarters. It is the place where the British government would have retreated to in the event of a Cold War-era nuclear strike. It contains office spaces, cafeterias, a telephone exchange, medical facilities and sleeping quarters. It is designed to house some 4,000 people.