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    Hi all,

    Can anyone point to where RAF Bunker plans are held? I have seen plans for the 13 Group HQ Bunker at RAF Blakelaw and I have been told that they are at TNA but I am unable to find any relevant file reference. The image I have seen looks very like it came from a Microfilm copy so I wonder if they are held at Hendon, if so, what is the reference?

    I am also interested in airfield plans.

    Many thanks,

    Jim
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    Hi Jim,
    What kind of bunker?

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    Hi Bruce,

    The 13 Group HQ Bunker at RAF Blakelaw. There were two Bunkers, one containing the plotting room at Kenton and the other containing the filter room at Blakelaw.

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    Jim,
    If you get stuck, try the guys over at the Airfield Research Group (https://airfieldresearchgroup.org.uk/). If they haven't got copies, they will almost certainly know who does!
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    Peter has given good advice, turns out my cupboard is bare on this subject.

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    Great thanks Peter. I seem to be stuck so I'll give them a go

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    I think I have found the source and it is indeed the RAF Museum at Hendon:

    https://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/researc...-drawings.aspx

    Jim
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