Aldermaston

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Aldermaston

a village in S England, in West Berkshire unitary authority, Berkshire, SW of Reading: site of the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment and starting point of the Aldermaston marches (1958--63), organized by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Pop.: 2157 (1987 est.)
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He was formerly with BNFL where he assisted the sucessful bid to manage the Aldermarston nuclear weapons production facility.
CND, founded with a march to Aldermarston, Berks, in 1958, claims new nuclear weapons are being developed at the base.