This blog posts extracts from E J Rudsdale's diaries of life on the home front in Britain during the Second World War. Each extract is posted exactly 70 years after it was first written, so follow events through the eyes of a witness to the war.
19th April 1940
They have begun two more shelters on the W. side of the Castle, on the line of the forum walls.
More details on the extent of air raid shelter provision at Colchester Castle and Castle Park can be found here.