BBC Filming at Dover’s Drop Redoubt

The BBC have just spent two days filming a documentary of ‘The Lost Commando Raid’ at the Drop Redoubt, Dover. This is the story of Operation Abercrombie, a raid led by Lord Lovatt on the French Town of Hardelot in 1942. The idea for the documentary was inspired by Phil Eyden’s book entitled ‘Dover’s Forgotten […]

Drop Redoubt Open Evening

On Saturday 28th July 2018 we hosted an open evening of the Drop Redoubt fort and Grand Shaft staircase as part of the Big Summer festival event around Dover. We welcomed approximately 200+ visitors

June 2018 workday

So the June workday arrived and damn it was hot!! We therefore chose this day to do a mass movement of timber from the sally port gun rooms to the main magazine, coupled with some heavy duty turf clearance from the gun emplacements on the top of the fort! I was getting slightly nervous beforehand […]