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Nuclear bunker converts to store
A British soldier wearing nuclear, biological and chemical weapons protection
The RAF would have used the bunker in war-time
A former nuclear bunker on the Moray Firth is to be converted into storage for valuables and company paperwork.

The above-ground Ministry of Defence building at Fort George, Ardersier, was designed to act as a RAF communications centre during a Cold War crisis.

It is built of 2ft thick reinforced concrete and was designed to be totally self sufficient for up to three months in the event of a nuclear attack.

Inverness-based Self Storage 4 U has bought the building.

Manager Robert Hughes said there was increasing demand for storage in the area.



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