WW2 Pillboxes in Hitchin

The fascinating history of Hitchin’s World War 2 pillboxes has been added to our extensive series of articles on the history of Hitchin.  HHS members Simon Maddison and Mark Hodgson, together with a team of volunteers, have been working hard to prevent the two remaining pillboxes from crumbling into oblivion.  You can read all about their efforts, frustrations and successes in the article by clicking here, where you will also be able to read about their purpose and construction, and further links to information elsewhere on the internet.