Cabinet War Rooms

Cabinet War Rooms are situated in Churchill War Rooms in London. These Cabinet War Rooms were very useful for conducting secret meeting for carrying out strategic planning during the Second World War.

These war rooms were built in such a way that they would be easily hidden or concealed. Thus, these crucial meeting were held in the basement. The Cabinet War Rooms were used to its fullest capacity from 1939 when Britain and Germany were engaged in war. During war period, these war rooms were not only used for holding secret meetings, but it also provided a safety place to hide for Churchill and his government.

In 1940, when the Blitz bombing incidence occurred, the Cabinet War Rooms were concealed by spreading a thick layer of concrete slab over it. In 1941, the protection given to the war rooms was increased. This enabled the British to expand the size of the rooms. However, this safety heaven during the war was abandoned soon after the war ceased.

In 1984, the Imperial War Museum opened these rooms for the public. These rooms give us an idea as to what all went on behind the sceens and how the attack on the enemy on the battle-field was planned.

Nearest Tube Stations to reach Cabinet War Rooms are-

1. Westminster Tube Station
2. Charing Cross Tube Station
3. St James's Park Tube Station

1. Address & Postcode:- Churchill War Rooms, Clive Steps, King Charles Street, London SW1A 2AQ

2. Contact:-

a. Phone:- 020 7930 6961
b. Website:- htttp://www.iwm.org.uk

 

 

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