Constructed as a result of the Royal Commission on the Defence of the United Kingdom 1859, Spitbank Fort was completed in 1878, forming part of a impressive ring of Victorian fortifications defending Portsmouth and it’s crucial role in Naval warfare. A man-made island protecting the Solent from a threat that never materialized, Spitbank was declared surplus to requirements by the MoD just over 80 years later, but it suffered a further 20 years of decay before it arrived in the care of a...
- Year 2012
- Work started in 2009
- Work finished in 2012
- Status Completed works
- Type Hotel/Resorts / Restoration of Works of Art