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Fan Bay Deep Shelter

Opening spring 2015

As part of the sucessful campaign to save the cliffs last year we were able to purchase Fan Bay Deep Shelter and we are now working conserving the tunnels so we can open them to visitors in spring 2015.

Underground history

A calling card from the past

Fan Bay Deep Shelter was constructed in 1940/41 to provide accomodation for the troops who were stationed on the gun battery above, when completed the tunnels could shelter 190 people from enemy shelling.

Gentle conservation

Rusting history

We're now recording the interior of the tunnels before we start work on making essential repairs, we hope to show visitors the tunnels in their current condition, as they would have looked when they were abandoned.


Can you help us?

We still need more help to get the tunnels open to the public, so if you think that you could help us please get in touch. You can e-mail us or give us a call on 01304 207326

Find out the latest information on our blog

Follow our blog

Follow our blog

We've set up a blog about the project that has loads of extra photos and all the latest information, so take a look and see what we're up to.

Know more?

Uncovering the past

Do you know anything about the shelter? We have some of the original plans for the shelter, but would love to find out more information. If you think you can help us with our research please get in touch