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The work you guys do is inspiring and greatly appreciated.

Brilliant work going on. An exciting place to explore for young and old. Are you aware that during WW2 near the fort were sited x2 6inch guns? I assume the later ‘white’ building/tower in the fort is the Battery Operating Post? My father can remember hearing the guns practice 1940-42 when he was working on the old power station.

Well done on producing an informative website. It is great to see this fort in good hands, preserved, protected and interpreted for all to enjoy.

The Penfolds find this site really interesting. Can’t wait for the blog so that we can find out what other exciting things have been happening on the site.

I’m so glad that you are doing something with the Fort. We hope to come along and help with the work at one of the volunteer days.

This is a great site rilly helpfull to read about the fort you have all done well keep up the good work.well done gary.

Iam a volunteer watchkeeper with NCI opposite the fort. Keep up the good work.

So glad I found this website. Didn’t know the fort existed. Took my grandchildren for a wander round today, they loved it. Thank you for this site & the information it contains.

Great site. Brings back memories of riding my bike to the fort many years ago as a 10 yr old
living in Shoreham prior to moving to Australia. Will revisit one day.

Lovely. Well done. Can’t wait to come have another look when we are back there on holiday.
Hugs from Canada

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We at Shoreham Fort can't do any of the work we are able to without the help and support of many people, if you would like to contribute please click the donate button below. Your donations will go towards materials and equipment to help us restore the Fort.

The Friends of Shoreham Fort.

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We're always in need of equipment, tools, and items at the fort... here's a few things on our wish list:

Renewal of IT/presentation equipment

With a partial award for an application to Sussex Community Foundation we have been able to increase our outreach and education programme; therefore increasing word of mouth of our project and engaging the wider community in a positive and proactive manner.

A big THANK-YOU to Sussex Community Foundation for the donation!

Newly equiped classroom facility

This year we were able to purchase 40 chairs, 40 clipboards, an A Frame easel and dry marker pens to complete our classroom facility in the Nissen hut. This was all made possible by the Shoreham and Southwick Rotary who we help when we can with book donations and especially at Christmas with our very own version of Elf and Safety lol Thank you for your continued support

A big THANK-YOU to Rotary Club of Shoreham & Southwick for the donation!


Purchased with funding raised through a week of community fundraising in Shoreham Branch

A big THANK-YOU to Santander for the donation!

Door and window for Food for Fort

We were very fortunate to have been donated the doors to the Nissen hut and Food of Fort by Vivo Vision in Worthing. Unfortunately, with the break in, the door and window to Food for Fort is damaged and has been boarded up since September. It would be incredible if there was anyone out there who could help us with the replacement of these broken items.


We have four main events of the year, the biggest being our Military History Weekend - Sponsors of any of our events would be very welcome - please contact us


Bid writers / Architects / Fundraisers

Hand tools

We are getting to the end of the useful life of our trowels, hand garden forks and equipment that we use for carefully weeding around the Scheduled Monument. Any small hand tools would be gratefully received. As would kneeling mats and gloves.

Barrack Block

The Dream........ We really are working on this but relying on others is a very frustrating process ;)


People are genuinely surprised when we tell them how few volunteers we have that come on site on a regular basis to help maintain and conserve the site for the enjoyment of the public. If you think you would like to get involved with this amazing project then please do get in touch or come down on one of our volunteer days. It may look like it's all hard, manual work but there really is a job for all.

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