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Appendix 6 Bridgend ROF Buildings

Waterton Site Buildings

Waterton Site Buildings
Ref Purpose Construction Qty

1

Head Office

Brick

1

2

Site offices

Brick

1

3

Site munitions Workshop (Small)

Reinforced Brick or tongue & groove Wood with earth mound surround

?

4

Site munitions workshop (Medium)

Reinforced Brick & Concrete with earth mound surround

?

5

Site munitions Workshop (Large)

Brick walls & steel reinforced-roof partially covered in black shale

?

6

Site Workshop HE

Reinforced concrete surrounded by earth embankment

?

7

Air raid shelter

Reinforced concrete walls and roof with earth mound surround protection

43 plus

8

Canteens

Brick

?

9

Toilets & Washrooms

Brick

?

10

Laundry

Brick with water tower

1

11

Fire Station

Reinforced Brick

1

12

Stores General

Reinforced Brick

?

13

Finished Munitions Temporary Storage

Reinforced Brick earth mound covered – rail wagon storage

13

14

Railway Station – Tremains Halt

4 Lines + 2 Platforms + 2 covered foot bridges

1

15

Boiler House

Brick with blast proof walls

2

16

Power Stations

Brick & Concrete with blast proof exterior

2

17

Transformer Sub Station

Reinforced brick + blastproof walls & earth mound surround

?

18

Engineering Shops

Brick construction

8

19

Tunnels HE & Cordite Storage Brackla Hill site

Concrete and Pig Iron liners see appendix 22

7

20

Service Tunnel – Waterton to Burning Grounds

Concrete and Brick

1

21

Site guard “Pill Boxes”

Concrete Roof Brick Walls

?

22

Transport Garages

Brick

?

23

Water Pump House

Brick

2

24

Sewerage Pump House

Brick

1

25

Gate House

Brick

2+

26

Medical Centre

Reinforced brick with earth mound surround

1

27

Reservoirs Brackla Hill & Coity Common

Covered

2

28

Site Roads excluding Cleanways

Asphalt covered

19

29

Incinerator

Brick

1

 

Data on building types has been gleaned from public record office documents and other sources, in some cases the number of buildings of a particular type are unknown - these are indicated by a question mark.

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