Woodside, Flintshire. WWII Chemical weapons Storage Facility


Woodside, Flintshire. Located between the village of Northop and the Valley site on a back road (go down The Greens road/street fpr approx 1 km) was a bulk chemical weapons site used as an over-spill for the Valley site. The storage at Woodside was in 31 partially buried 55 ton tanks and 1 250 ton tanks. The site also became experimental as it was built as a model for other bases to be built around the country. These Forward Filling Bases would receive and store chemicals and were ready to weaponize it in quick response to any chemical attack on the UK.
Today the field is used for the rearing of grouse.


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