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Future uses for German tunnels (FOI)

Future uses for German tunnels (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 20 March 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


What alternate official uses are earmarked for the German Hohlgangsanlage tunnels in the Island? For example, Ho4 and Ho2 I believe were on standby for use as mortuaries when swine flu was a major concern.

Ho1 – Munitions store – West side of La Route d'Aleval – Incomplete but used. Recently used as a mushroom farm

Ho2 – Ration store – East side of La Route d'Aleval – Incomplete

Ho4 – Munitions store – West side of Grand Vaux Valley – Incomplete but used. Now used by Jersey Water for storage.

Ho5 – Fuel store – St. Aubin, Railway Walk – Complete, but used for munitions. Now in use by the States of Jersey.

Ho8 – Artillery quarters – St Peter's Valley and Cap Verd – Incomplete but converted to hospital, and now a visitor attraction

Ho10 – Ration store – Grands Vaux, between Mont Neron and Ruisseaux – Incomplete

Ho13 – Munition store – East side Beaumont Valley – Incomplete.

Ho15 – Store – West side of Beaumont Valley – Incomplete

Ho16 – Personnel Shelter – West side of Beaumont Valley at road level – Incomplete, abandoned (not known if still in existence).

Ho19 – Electricity works – first entrance from town La Folie, St Helier – Incomplete, used by States of Jersey.

Ho20 – Tunnel- Mount Bingham – Incomplete


The Public of Jersey only own two of the listed tunnels, namely, Ho5 and Ho19 and there are no official alternative uses earmarked for these.

The Government of Jersey do not hold any information regarding the other nine privately owned tunnels.

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