Barnham Bomb Store

This page is still under construction. More material will be added over the coming months.

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, what is now the Gorse Industrial Estate on the road from Elveden to Barnham was one of the most secret and most secure sites in the UK – as it stored a substantial fraction of the UK’s nuclear bombs!

A useful introduction can be found on the Subterranea Britanica website, and another here.

Composite drone image of the Gorse Industrial Estate (Barnham nuclear bomb store). This is composed of about 300 individual images stitched together automatically.

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