Chris Cumberpatch asked "Do other facilities exist from the cold war which
might be similarly reused?" when writing about buildings' restoration and
re-use in the context of possible locations for local or regional
archaeological archive centres.
Take a look at - Cold War : building for nuclear confrontation 1946-1989 /
Wayne D Cocroft ; Roger J C Thomas ; ed: P S Barnwell . -Swindon: English
Heritage, 2003 . - xvi, 281 p. : ill. (some col.). - MONOGRAPH ISBN
I think there is a commercial storage company using some of the space at
As I suggested to Chris in an off-list e-mail, perhaps a Trust (in the
manner of the Landmark Trust) could be set up with the specific aim to
restore and then maintain certain historical buildings at risk so as to
provide archaeological archive storage, letting space for a modest fee which
is ploughed back into the charity.
With best wishes,