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Visit to Rhydymwyn Valley Works

By |September 30th, 2019|Categories: News|

Visit to Rhydymwyn Valley Works Valley Works, in the countryside west of Mold in North Wales, was developed in the late 1930s as a shadow factory for ICI's Randle Works in Runcorn, where mustard gas was made. The Valley was known by the local residents as a place that made nasty things - there were notices in Welsh and English about what to do in the event of a gas escape! So curiosity was suppressed. In 1941, the MAUD committee reported that an atom bomb was theoretically possible and it was decided to start work on the formidable [...]

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