The Bourne Society Volume 70 - Kenley's New Deep Shelter - County Council Chairman at Opening Ceremony

Kenley's New Bombproof Deep Shelter
The Bourne Society

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Volume 70 – February 2012


‘So far as human knowledge can tell, this shelter is safe from all bombing’ said Mr F H Jones, chairman of the Surrey County Council at Kenley on Saturday, when opening the new deep shelter which has been cut into the heart of the chalk under Riddlesdown.

Mr Jones had invited the chairman and councillors of Coulsdon and Purley, together with their wives, to inspect the shelter, and afterwards to have tea, which was served in the shelter canteen. …


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