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Newquay nuclear bunker gets auctioned

Newquay nuclear bunker goes under the hammer later Credit: ITV Westcountry

A secret underground emergency bunker built to protect essential services in the event of a nuclear war is to go under the hammer today.

It was built in 1978 near Newquay so water authority experts could maintain water supplies.

It's on the market for £50,000.

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For sale: one nuclear bunker

The bunker was designed to accommodate 16 people deep underground Credit: ITV News West Country

A former Cold War nuclear bunker deep underground near Newquay has been put on the market for £50,000. It's being auctioned by South West Water. The bunker was built to protect water services in post-nuclear Cornwall.

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