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Discussion in 'Stafford Chat' started by Gramaisc, May 8, 2017.

  1. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    There are many items around the place that have ceased to be used, but were never removed. I spotted this for the first time today, despite having been past it many times over several decades.

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    Common Road, almost opposite the old Rifleman.
     
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  3. Gramaisc

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    This is on the old Register Office in Eastgate Street.

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    And a hatch to/from the 'secret' bunker.

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    Perhaps this is still in use?
     
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    Secret bunker? (I'm not a local so never heard of this)
     
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    Yes I'd like to know more about this 'secret'
     
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    It was discontinued as a 'bunker' quite a while back. It continued as an emergency control centre for a while, but that is also now done from a different location.
     
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    Ssshhh...


    ..that's what you're meant to believe.
     
  11. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    Just up from the Withees
     
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    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    Residents will be relieved to know I have been part of that team

    As Beige Command I am in charge of everything everybody else has forgotten
     
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    So, just about everything then.
     
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    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    It's really nice to be appreciated
     
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    Yes it was indeed the old police station - there are cells under the building Very cold dark and damp
     
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    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    There is in fact a citadel under Stantons bakery and a singing ringing tree under the County Officers club. Not many people have seen it because of health and safety
     
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    Not to mention the former gas & electricity boards, BT, water company etc bunkers.
     
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    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    Labrynth 9

    Starring Martina Street

    As a penguin

    Biscuit
     
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    The plaque seems to be obscured by the vegetation.
     

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