Cold War City

Burlington is known as the Cold War City. It is located in Wiltshire, England. It’s placed 36 meters underground.

The city has an area of 140.000 square meters and it was built in 1950 as the Prime Minister (Harold Macmillan) house. The house was also built for 4000 advisors and for the presidential cabinet.

The city was equiped with necessary equipment like water tanks, electric generators and with the second largest telephone exchange in Britain ever made.

The BBC has an extensive photo gallery, interactive map and video of the bunker.

images and content source: Accessed on 25/11/2011.

Posted and edited by: Alex de Haro


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