Pye Green BT Tower

Pye Green BT Tower

Pye Green BT Tower is a telecommunication tower built of reinforced concrete at Pye Green, Staffordshire, England (gbmapping|SJ987142). Standing in Cannock Chase it is one of the few telecommunication towers in the United Kingdom built of reinforced concrete. Pye Green was constructed as part of the British Cold War "Backbone" radio communications network.

Its combination of elevation and height give it line-of-sight to the British Telecom Tower (Birmingham)


* Campbell, D., 1983. "War Plan UK", p243, p245. Paladin edition. ISBN 0-586-08479-7.
* Laurie, P., 1983. "Beneath the City Streets", p.243, p.246. Granada edition. ISBN 0-586-05055-8.
* The National Archives (UK), 1956-1962. "Proposed relay station sites for the General Post Office ("The Backbone Scheme")". File No. COU1/38.
* [ Fox, S., and Lamont, R., 2003. "The Towers of Backbone".]

See also

*British Telecom microwave network
*BT Tower (disambiguation)

External links

* [ A gallery of images of the tower.]

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