posted on Jan, 24 2005 @ 05:51 PM
correct me if i am wrong and i probably am but wasent it spring that was declassified i thought that burlington and parts of tunnel were still used
According to the Ministry of Defence,
"A formerly secret Government underground site near Corsham in Wiltshire, which was a potential relocation site for the Government in the event of a
nuclear war, was declassified at the end of 2004.
The site remains part of the MOD estate and, as such, general access to members of the public remains restricted. Health and safety considerations
also rule out visits at present. But major changes to the strategic threat to the UK in recent years, and the development of other, more relevant,
contingency plans, mean that the site is no longer needed to maintain Government in time of war.
During the 1950s, the site at Spring Quarry East near Corsham was prepared against the possible need to relocate 4,000 central Government personnel
during a nuclear exchange. The subterranean facility could have provided accommodation for a prolonged period, and was well provided with
They are referring to the declassification of Burlington.
Other parts of the Corsham complex are still used by the Armed Services and remain classified.