ROC Posts

York Cold War Bunker

Opened in the 1961 York ROC Headquarters served a vital role in the UK’s civil defense during the cold war. The primary role of the ROC (Royal Observer Corp) was to monitor and report on Nuclear Attacks and post attack Fallout. Located to the east of York in the Acomb area, the Semi-Sunken bunker served its function silently until it was decommissioned in the early 1990s. As a group HQ for the ROC it was connected to a network of small ROC Posts which would report information about the attack and fallout to the bunker which was then collated and dispersed as required. It would also have been used to […]

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