SWANSEA RADAR STATION, GROES, MARGAM
Map Reference SS78NE
Grid Reference SS793871
Unitary (Local) Authority Neath, Port Talbot
Old County Glamorgan
Type of Site RADAR STATION
Broad Class DEFENCE
Period 20th Century, Modern
Site Description 1. 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.
2. Swansea Coastal Defence/Chain Home Low radar station. Designation: M130 Swansea.
Source: Steve Thompson, UK Pillbox Study Group, ref. e25358.
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 20 April 2016.