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Ground Controlled Interception Stations - UK


The map below shows the approximate location of the Ground Controlled Interception Station in the UK during WW2.  Further details on each station is contained in the table below, click on the number in the map to take you to relevant details.

For a full list of known UK Radar Stations click here.

No Name Details
1 Sandwich Type 7 and Type 21
2 Hythe Type 16 and Type 24
3 Wartling Type 21 and Type 21
4 Beachy Head Type 16 and Type 24
5 Durrington Type 7, Type 11 and Type 21
6 Blackgang Type 8 and Type 21.  April 1943 - August 1945
7 Sopley Type 7 and Type 21
8 Exminster Type 7 and Type 21
9 Hope Cove Type 7 and Type 21
10 Treleaver Type 7 and Type 21
11 Ripperstone Type 7
12 Trewen Sands Type 7
13 Lisnaskea Type 8
14 Ballinderry Type 8
15 Ballywooden Type 7
16 Borve Castle Type 8.  By October 1945 it was also a CHB station being retained for Flying Control purposes only
17 Hesta Geo Type 8
18 Dirleton Type 7 and Type 21
19 Northstead Type 7 and Type 21
20 Patrington Type 7 and Type 21
21 Orby Type 7
22 Neatishead Type 7 and 21
23 Hack Green Type 7
24 Langtoft Type 7
25 Comberton Type 7
26 Trimley Heath Type 7 and Type 21
27 Ventnor Type 16 and Type 24
28 Wrafton Type 7
29 Bally Dowaghy Type 8
30 Seaton Snook Type 7 and Type 21
31 Newford Type 8

Click here for descriptions the different types of ground radar station

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