March 2011

Official opening of Nissen HutThe reconstructed Nissen hut was officially opened in February during the visit of HMS Scott by Lt Cdr Phil Newell and Dafila Scott who is grand-daughter of Captain Scott.

The opening co-incided with the good news of a grant of £100,000 from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to support the Trust's work repairing and maintaining heritage sites in the British Antarctic Territory, as we prepare to mark the many forthcoming centenaries of the heroic age of exploration