Dating military sites free
Its construction, which took ten years and reportedly cost £126.3 million, finally came to a conclusion in 1994, but Pindar became operational two years earlier, in 1992.
The high cost became the subject of some controversy in the early 1990s.
In 1992 the Admiralty communications centre was established here as the stone frigate HMS St Vincent, which became MARCOMM COMCEN (St Vincent) in 1998.The Map Room is located nearby, from where the course of the war was directed.It is still in much the same condition as when it was abandoned, with the original maps still on the walls and telephones lining the desks. There was a telephone room down the corridor that provided a direct line to the White House in Washington, DC, via a special scrambler in an annexe basement of Selfridges department store.Q-Whitehall is the (possibly unofficial) name given to a communications facility under Whitehall.The facility was built in a 12 ft (3.7 m) diameter tunnel during World War II, and extends under Whitehall from Trafalgar Square to King Charles Street.