Government bunker in Scotland

Object Scotland's Secret Bunker is located in the city St. Andrews, 5 kilometers from the North Sea coast.
The exact date of construction is unknown, but it is known that the hopper started life in the late 40s as a radar station project Rotor,
aimed at preventing possible nuclear attack by the Soviet Union. However, with the advancement of technology interception in the mid-50s
bunker "got laid off" and was mothballed. In 1958, bin razkonservirovali and turned into a regional
headquarters of civil defense. About 1970 the facility was substantially rebuilt, expanded to serve as a government bunker
in case of nuclear attack. After upgrading here could accommodate up to 300 people. This lasted until 1992,
when at this point it was decided to make the museum, which began its work in 1994.

Ordinary farmhouse, there are hundreds of these and it seems one has only to stop at his door, as there will-old woman farmer's wife and make you taste the delicious English breakfast. And only the perimeter of barbed wire and sticking close to the field headroom ventilation shafts have suggested that something was not right. In fact, there is a museum.

We go inside.

We get down (literally span 4) the stairs and get into the corridor.

At the end of two firefighters stand on what rooms are open.

Side wall move in cable collector.


Sounds great.

Bunker duplex. Both levels have a similar layout - a corridor with rooms off of it.


This same view from the balcony

Medical center

Upper level corridor and doors in the dorm


Broadcasting studio, room sound engineer. Behind the glass room speaker

Broadcasting studio, room speaker

Dvuhzalny cinema

One of the halls, the second quite similar


Explanatory label reads: «The computer room was linked into the National Database System with full access to the national defence computer»

Room with filtration equipment and heating. Filters can be cleaned from radioactive particles, bacteria and gas 1500 cubic meters of air per minute, which allows you to completely renew the atmosphere in the bunker 14 times in 15 minutes. In case of fire, the system can pull the products of combustion with the rate 2200 cfm. The air can be cooled, heated, ozonated, deozonirovatsya, wetted and dried. Furthermore, in the hopper 750 is the generator kilowatt capable of operating for 3 months. This equipment is still maintained in operable condition.

Communications center


Telephone switcher

Headquarters emergency

Bathroom scientific advisers and the Meteorological Service

Cabinet minister (though it is not clear what Owned)

Department of Health :)

One of the rooms civil defense headquarters

Headquarters RAF

Room radar intercept

«BT» is, apparently, bunkers telecommunications

Housekeeping tip

On the street something like a museum in the open air. The truth is actually quite a bit of technology and it is some much motley, feeling as though he found it and dragged, without any system.


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