Attack Warning Red was the code word for a Nuclear Attack.
This message would be sent out to every warning point followed by the sounding of the powered sirens in town and cities.
Hand operated sirens would be used in remote rural areas.
The Royal Observer Corps
The majority of the Royal Observer Corps personnel were stood-down on the 30th September 1991 following the end of the Cold War.
The monitoring posts were emptied of equipment and instrumentation and handed back to the landowners.
What Our Visitors Say
"A fascinating glimpse into a different world"
Ground Zero Indicator.
“Bomb Power Indicator
Plessey dose-rate PDRM 82F
Join us from April to September on Sunday afternoons for a free hour long guided tour.
Pre-booking on 07513-504115 is essential.
Our Awesome Team
comprises of ex-ROC personnel and associate members.
The monitoring post museum has been used for rope rescue casualty training by Skelmorlie Fire and Rescue and Ardrossan Coastguard.