Image copyright Lipton Plant Architects image caption The concrete bunker was part of an RAF radar station
An oppressive bunker , windowless "from World War II is to be returned to service as a holiday rental with sea views.
The Grade II listed bunker at Ringstead, Dorset, was once part of the RAF Ringstead radar station.
The concrete structure, almost invisible from the outside, will be rotated in a two-bedroom housingres.
Planning consultants Boyer said this is a "unique opportunity " "to restore the bunker so that others can " appreciate and celebrate its wartime history ".
Lipton Plant Architects (LPA) designs include the creation of a " glass opening "to let in light and reveal coastal views .
Image copyright Lipton Plant Architects image caption A glazed opening will allow holidaymakers to enjoy the viewe sur la mer
LPA said in its design statement: "By re-inhabiting this bunker, we hope to celebrate the important, but redundant, historic structure as a historic ruin.
He added: "This oppressive, windowless world The WWII bunker was built to 'see ' the enemy from a long distance by bouncing radio beams off wings of German planes. "
The Local Democracy Reporting Service said the Dorset Council approved the plans more than a year after the initial request, during which time the structure was listed and designs changed.
A report to advisers said the program has ensured "heritage sustainability while providing benefits to the rural economy from vacation rental income ", LDRS added.
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