Air Raid Shelter, Luddenden Foot - Derelict Manchester:

Derelict Manchester:

A view of the hidden parts around the inner sections around the city centre of Manchester, UK and beyond . How you perceive these derelict sites could be morbid, yet exciting.

Air Raid Shelter, Luddenden Foot

luddendenfoot air raid shelters.www.derelictmanchester.com
luddendenfoot air raid shelters.www.derelictmanchester.com
The main entrance off Danny Lane, Luddenden foot..




















luddendenfoot air raid shelters.www.derelictmanchester.com
Entrance 1


I was unable to obtain the full details, of the site, but someone told me the shelters were for the workers at the mill that was situated within proximity.
I was told  the location would have been a  prime target, as the factory produced components  for the War Department.
These structures contain  five entrances  that go down a series of five steps the internal dimensions are 30ft long x 10 feet wide, height..9ft. At an estimate I would say the shelter is only five feet underground, however, the structure is embedded into a small hill, along with  sections of stone walling on the exterior whether this was utilised as additional buffering.




luddendenfoot air raid shelters.www.derelictmanchester.com
Roof  of Shelter
luddendenfoot air raid shelters.www.derelictmanchester.com
Inside the first shelter





luddendenfoot air raid shelters.www.derelictmanchester.com
Second shelter





























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