• Brooklands' Darkest Hour



    Darkest Hour

The threat of attack by enemy bombers led to the construction of a series of shelters around the Vickers aircraft factory. 

These include the small shelters at either end of the original location of the Museum’s Bellman Hangar and the small brick structures at the base of the Members Banking, once the site of another Bellman Hangar.

The evocative Air Raid Shelter Walkthrough exhibit features the images and voices of the men and women who survived the deadly World War Two air raid at Brooklands in September 1940. This exhibition was funded by BAE Systems, formally British Aerospace Corporation including Vickers Armstrong.  


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Explore the World War Two structures