The first committee in was formed in 1999 and on March 30 2002 Councillor Bob Pudner, Mayor of Torquay, cut the tape to officaily open our centre.
Until his passing in February 2006 the group was proud to have a veteran sergeant, Mr Ron Coleman, who manned the Battery with others during the WW2 as
As a registered charity, the Heritage Group has been generously awarded various grants and relies heavily on donations from visitors. Another way of receiving funds is through organised school
visits and also visiting other heritage sites where we host WW2 displays.
We became a Registered Charity (no 1082171) in 1999. None of this
would have happened without the dedication of the founder members.
We would like to thank everyone connected to the Battery both past and present. This is only a brief history of
our group. Records and photographs are kept on site and visitors are more then welcome to come along and browse through them.