By October 1939 trench shelters had been constructed in Brighton Park and Abercorn Park, providing accomodation for a total of 800 persons.
Sarah McFadyen Eady wrote:My mum lived at 25 Brighton Place, she says there was a shelter in the back garden for all the families in the flats there, probably 8 families. She also remembers a shelter on Bath Street, a shop was put on the site after the war.
Irene Bell wrote:I was very little but we used the basement in 28 Brighton place when the air raids were on and my grandmother had one in the back garden which served all the flats in 9 Mentone Avenue!
Skeely wrote:I read about the bomb in the library — it was near Christian Path, and they tried to dig it out but it kept sinking further. In the end they covered it in concrete. Thanks for the info. Rathbone, do you know if the Brighton Place ones were underground, or were they huts?
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