I UNDERSTAND that the new estate in Eastcote is named Pembroke Park after HMS Pembroke, the highly secret WWII deciphering outstation of Bletchley Park (which housed the Enigma machine, used for breaking the German codes).

Pembroke Park was the base for the famous 'bombes', the machinery that ran 24 hours a day to assist in this vital work.

It occurred to me that the roads might be called after some well-known wartime names, for example 'Turing Terrace', and what about 'Bombe Ally'?

I do believe that the site could rightly make a claim to have some recognition of the work done there back in the 1940s, with a plaque of some kind commemorating all those who toiled there and their input which helped our war effort back in those dark days.


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