The fort uses genuine wartime equipment including an air raid siren, helmets and decomissioned rifles.
The children have the opportunity to experience roles undertaken by the Home Guard and the Air Raid Precaution service, and enables them to take part in activities such as air raids, bayonet charges, blackouts and roadblocks.
It has also been listed as a potential Site of Special Scientific Interest and in June 2006 process for establishing Pewley Down as a Nature Reserve was also started. The main habitats here include grassland and woodland which have been protected by designation as a Site of Nature Conservation Interest. The BBC have chosen the Guildford transmitters from where to start testing their introduction of High Definition (HD) broadcasts into the UK through the Freeview service. Alongside is the underground Hog's Back Reservoir maintained by Thames Water.They had previously worked together on BBC drama The Ruby in the Smoke.
Although Smith and Piper never announced they were officially a couple, a friend who was with them on the day they visited the fete says their chemistry was unmistakeable.'They were very touchy-feely and seemed really at ease with each other,' they said.Our team of experts can assist you in making the right decision on an appliance that meets all your requirements visually and heats your home efficiently.Grate Expectations supply all the necessary components needed to complete the full installation and provide you with a 12 month guarantee on our installation service. Visit our showrooms displaying 100's of appliances with many live working fires, demonstrations & expert friendly first hand advice. Pewley Down today is an important conservation site and covers 8.5 hectares of chalk downland forming part of the North Downs. The brewery decided to gift Pewley to the town as a war memorial and today the hillside is a popular destination for local people wanting to enjoy the views over the Weald Basin and Surrey Hills. Transmitter masts were first erected here in the 1950s on the ridge of the Hog's Back to provide booster signals for radio and television transmissions.