Seaplane Pillbox OS118 NGR: SJ926654 On a recent visit to the Peak District National Park I decided to investigate a report of a Pillbox that guarded a local reservoir. If you drive along the A54 from Buxton to Congleton you will find Bosley Reservoir just south of the road. Down […]

Bosley Reservoir

Crewe Coalyard ARP Signal Box
Arp Signal Box The great increase in railway activity in WW2 led to the development of a new type of signal box. The running of the railways was as vital as was the safety of signalmen, so a strengthened signal box was developed with a concrete roof to give a […]

Crewe Coalyard

RAF Calveley Seagull Trench
NGR SJ 5922-5763 I took these photographs of the remaining seagull trench at the former RAF Calveley, near Nantwich, Cheshire, in April 2004. It is located at the NW corner of landing ground between the perimeter track and runway of Calveley Airfield, (Grid ref: SJ 5922 5763 ) according to […]

RAF Calveley Seagull Trench