Fifth UXO Call-Out at Former Shrewsbury Barracks Site

Fifth UXO Call-Out at Former Shrewsbury Barracks Site

10/10/2022

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) personnel were called out to the former Copthorne Barracks site in Shrewsbury for the fifth time after another suspected Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) discovery.   Now a housing development, UXO has been found periodically at the site in the past few months. A 100m...

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Unexploded Shell Found at Wakefield Wetland

Unexploded Shell Found at Wakefield Wetland

03/10/2022

Police cordoned off a wetland area in Wakefield after the discovery of an unexploded shell by magnet fishermen.   The device – described as being ’20 inches long’ – was removed by an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team.   See: https://www.examinerlive.co.uk/news/...

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Railway Closure as UXO Found at Barrhead

Railway Closure as UXO Found at Barrhead

30/09/2022

A railway was closed in East Renfrewshire after the discovery of a suspected ‘World War 2 bomb’.   The item was found on a construction site in Barrhead and prompted closure of roads and a nearby railway.   An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team attended and undertook a cont...

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Controlled Explosion for Unexploded Shell Found in Rugby Garden

Controlled Explosion for Unexploded Shell Found in Rugby Garden

13/09/2022

Residents were evacuated after the discovery of an unexploded shell on a building site in Rugby, Warwickshire.   Police put in place a 400m security cordon, with people asked to vacate properties whilst the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team attended.   The EOD team carried out a contr...

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A 3-inch #mortar was recently uncovered during planned #UXOclearance works undertaken by Zetica. To download an…

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