There will be a mix of illustrated talks along with Members’ contributions and a chance to meet and mingle with fellow enthusiasts.
Speakers currently lined up are:
Mark Wild OBE, ex CEO of London Underground and Crossrail, will be speaking on his career and experiences. Mark is a hugely experienced underground engineer and was Managing Director of Westinghouse Signals before moving to London Underground and Crossrail.
Dave Thurlow will talk on 'Attacking Concrete' - the subject of his recent research and book. Many attendees will have seen the formidable German concrete constructions at sites like the Atlantic Wall and the V-Weapon programme. Dave will explain the weapons. techniques and training that led to their attack by the Allies.
Jane Sidell, Inspector of Ancient Monuments for Historic England, will talk about the Spitalfields Charnel House. Rediscovered in 1999, the underground structure is all that remains of the 1197 Priory and Hospital of St Mary. Jane is an expert on the site and led the recent ‘Month of the Dead’ tours of the Charnel House remains.
Duncan McKellar from the St Nicholas Market and Air Raid Shelter in Bristol. The largest public shelter in Bristol has been reopened and restored, with Duncan taking tours through the passageways and chambers where the inhabitants stayed safe from the Bristol blitz.
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