Restoration

  • February 2017 – The Walls and Roof

  • Checking the concrete work.feb17-trustees-checking-concrete-progress

    Excavating the roof.end-roof-exposed-img_1266

     

  • 2017 January

  • Following a short break for Christmas, work at the Transmitter Block is progressing well with over 95% of the blast wall repairs complete and the excavated earth around the blast walls is now being put back. In addition one third of the roof has been emptied of the shingle blast protection and is ready for waterproofing – our latest YouTube video showing this can be found here… https://youtu.be/kRNvQ7y-cNo.

    Work will start later this month on the incinerator chimney and excavation of the walkways (between the blast walls and the Transmitter building) to install the new drainage.

  • 2016 November

  • To see all the latest information on the project please download our November newsletter here  or visit YouTube  to see our video diary on the project.  Please subscribe to the YouTube channel to make sure you automatically are notified when a new Bawdsey video is posted

  • 2016 August

  • Bawdsey Radar Transmitter Block is being restored and the reinforced concrete blast walls need urgent repairs.  But is it possible for these repairs to match the original wartime finish?  Take a look at our latest YouTube video and see how this problem is being tackled by our specialist contractor

  • 2016 June – Project Update

  • The project is now in full swing and some fantastic progress has been made with the detailed design for the Transmitter Block.   More info>>

     

  • 2016 April – The Restoration Project so far

  • Bawdsey RadarTrust has been awarded £1.4m by the Heritage Lottery Fund to conserve the Transmitter Block and develop new exhibitions telling the story of RADAR. Historic England has also given a grant of £196K, which will help with the works to save this ‘building at risk’. More >>