"Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duty and so bear ourselves that if the British Commonwealth and Empire last for a thousand years, men will still say 'This was their finest hour!'" Prime Minister Winston Churchill

Aerial Calderstones School, a learning area of the Headquarters
 
Western Approaches Western Approaches There were over
100 rooms of accommodation in the 55,000 sq ft centre, with senior officers sleeping very close to their offices. There was
even a sunray treatment room for people working long hours underground.
Western Approaches Western Approaches

Schools

Here in the school room visiting groups of children can see and handle genuine artifacts from the Second World War.  There is a Chandler's shop containing many of the day-to-day items that were scarce during the war, and in one corner, a bombed out room has been carefully reproduced.  There's even an Anderson Shelter is view.

School visits are welcome at the Western Approaches, and group discounts are available. Please contact us for more details or to arrange a date and time to visit.

 

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