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Hut 9 preservation group                                 

Island Farm, Former German POW Camp, Bridgend, WALES                   


Hut 9 Sponsors                              

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big  THANK YOU to  all

Who sponsored and helped us keep Hut 9 alive to date...


Who Sponsors  - Benefactors - Helpers

Friends of Hut 9

Your generous donations during our Open Doors, Open Weekends and all other Hut 9 Fund Raising Events, allow us to organise and Hut 9 Events


Your presence in uniform and full kit, your equipment, your war and period artefacts, your riffles and vehicles bring the Hut 9 building to life... From the Munitions Factory workers, to the USA Troops, the Home Guard and Police and Prisoners of War.

Oral History participants

Your interviews and audio/ video recordings we made will be published on this website and become part of the unique History of Island Farm, Hut 9, the Welsh Great Escape and the Bridgend Royal Ordnance Factory.

Bridgend County Borough Council

We are grateful for the support received during our early yeas from BCBC and their financial assistance in staging our Open Weekend.

Tony Bethel

Special thanks go to Mr. Tony Bethel for allowing us to use his property by the A48 bypass free of charge as our Visitors’ Centre.

Len Jones

Len is a true and generous benefactor of Hut 9. He has kindly donated his Island Farm collection of artefacts he wisely collected at the camp, prior to the demolition of its buildings. Len's collection will be eventually exhibited at Hut 9. Thank you Len.

Photo album and video footage will follow here soon.


Many more to follow


The list is getting bigger 'by the day'...


benefactor ('bɛnɪfaktə')


Noun - a person who gives money or other help to a person or cause.


Synonyms: patron, benefactress, supporter, backer, helper, sponsor, promoter, champion; 

donor, contributor, subscriber, subsidizer; philanthropist, good Samaritan, sympathizer, well-wisher, friend; informal angel, fairy godmother; archaicalms giver;  rarebenefactrice,benefactrix,  philanthrope,  Maecenas.


Origin:  Late Middle English: from Latin, from bene facere ‘do good (to)’ (see benefaction).


Thank you all very much

Hut 9 Preservation Group

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