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The Underground Factories were planned in haste and panic and propelled to reality by Lord Beaverbrook.

Spring Quarry, designed as a dispersal factory for the Bristol Aircraft Company, was the greatest and during its short life cost the tax payer £20,000,000.

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Olga Lehmann was commissioned to decorate the canteens in Spring Quarry. Click on the button below to see the murals.

Olga Lehmann's murals




The Underground Factories

Spring Quarry: Power Egg Shop

A view of the power egg shop in the Bristol ‘Centaurus’ Engine
Works dispersal factory at Spring Quarry showing the overhead gantry.

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