Code-breakers’ HQ to be listed

A BUILDING at Bletchley Park which was central to code-breaking efforts during the Second World War has been awarded Grade II listed status.

Block C, which was built in 1942, was used to house high-speed data processing machines at the world-famous site, which helped break the German’s Enigma and Lorenz systems.

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Heritage minister John Penrose said: “The building was vital to the success of Bletchley Park’s Second World War code-breaking work, and specifically the cracking of the German Enigma Code.”