MARGAM RADAR STATION, GROES, MARGAM

Site Details



NPRN
308125
Map Reference
SS78NE
Grid Reference
SS793871
Unitary (Local) Authority
Neath, Port Talbot
Old County
Glamorgan
Community
Margam
Type of Site
RADAR STATION
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Modern;20th Century

Site Description

The station at Margam was part of the World War II Chain Home Low radar network used to detect shipping and low flying aircraft in the Bristol Channel. Three concrete buildings and a platform remain, set on the edge of the scarp overlooking Groes village.
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 20 March 2003.

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