Semaphone Tower

Chatley Heath, Surrey

Contract Value

£250,000

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Contract Admnistrator

Parker & Browne

Architect

Contract Duration

Completed

1984

Project Description

Working on behalf of Surrey County Council, MCS was appointed to restore the Grade II* listed semaphore tower on Chantley Heath, near Wisley Common, following a fire in 1984.

At 60 feet high with five storeys topped by a parapet built of red brick, the octagonal tower was built as part of the Admiralty semaphore chain which operated between 1822 and 1847 and is the last surviving semaphore station in Britain.

Today the semaphore tower is operated by The Landmark Trust and serves as a unique self-catering holiday destination.

Stay at the semaphore tower: https://www.landmarktrust.org.uk