Hack Green

Hack Green ROTOR Station

One of the countries best preserved “Nuclear Bunkers” is the R6 type ROTOR Station at Hack Green, Cheshire. Hack Green began life as a World War II decoy bombing site for the nearby Crewe train station before it became RAF Hack Green when its job was to utilise the newly designed RADAR systems to protect the Western Midlands from attack as part of 21 fixed UK RADAR stations on the mainland. Following World War II and at the beginning of the Cold War the UK re-examined its existing radar and found it wholly inadequate to deal with the threat of jet aircraft. With this in mind the UK embarked on […]

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