Welcome to The Friends of No 11(F) Group Operations Rooms

Battle of Britain Bunker - RAF Uxbridge

Booking now open for Weekends during 2016 on the dates below

Weekend Opening 2016

Visitors can now book places on the Weekend Opening dates for 2016, as shown on the leaflet.   Last year places on tours quickly became fully booked, so guests are advised to book early.

 

The normal weekday tours at 10:00 and 14:00 will continue throughout the year.

 

 

Weekend Opening Leaflet 2016
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Battle of Britain Bunker - RAF Uxbridge

The No.11(Fighter) Group Operations Room at RAF Uxbridge was responsible for planning and coordinating the air defence of London and South East England during World War II.   As well as bearing the brunt of the Luftwaffe onslaught during the Battle of Britain, the Operations Room was responsible for controlling fighter operations during the Dunkirk Evacuations and the Normandy Landings.

 

Today the room is shown exactly as it was on 15th September 1940, the day on which Winston Churchill visited and witnessed the conduct of the most significant day of the battle of Britain.

 

Although RAF Uxbridge closed in 2010, the Ministry of Defence have granted permission for the Bunker enclave to continue to be referred to as RAF Uxbridge.    Day to day support of the Bunker is provided by RAF Northolt.

 

Standard Opening Hours

 

The Museum and Bunker is open for Guided tours every weekday

throughout the year.  Tours normally operate at 10am and 2pm each day.    Evening or weekend visits can be requested by special arrangement, subject to guides being available.

 

All visits must be booked in advance by calling 01895 238154

or emailing 11gpenquiries@btconnect.com

 

The Museum and Bunker is also open on selected

weekends during the Summer months.    

 

Free entrance - visitors are invited to make a donation of

£3 per person in support of the Bunker and Museum