Dave lives just outside Portsmouth and has been involved with the Project since 2017.

And is a very keen amateur historian, Having appeared on various TV programs being a WW2 Reenactor.

His passion for the forts was ignited after reading about them in a history book and then researching them on the internet and after many hours spent doing this approached the Project and arranged to attend a work party trip and was instrumental in the finishing and weather proofing of the first room which is now ready for the finishing of the interior and final fitment (Full report to follow) including the reinstatement of the original light fittings.

Dave is also a member of 128 Fd Coy 103 Bn REME and is employed there as a Metalsmith , He is also an accomplished Welder / Fabricator in Civvy Street.

“Project Redsands is a fantastic vision for The Redsand Army Sea Forts and I am proud to part of the restoration team.”