List of Royal Ordnance Factories


List of Royal Ordnance Factories

This is a list of Royal Ordnance Factories.

* Royal Arsenal.
* Royal Small Arms Factory.
* Royal Powder Mill.
* ROF Aycliffe; Filling Factory No. 8
* ROF Birtley.
* ROF Bishopton; Explosive ROF (3 factories).
* ROF Blackburn.
* ROF Blackpool; SAA Factory.
* ROF Brackla; Filling Factory No. 11.
* ROF Bridgend; Filling Factory No. 2.
* ROF Bridgwater; Explosive ROF.
* ROF Burghfield; Filling Factory No. 18 (later part of the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)) .
* ROF Cardiff; Engineering ROF (later part of the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)).
* ROF Chorley; Filling Factory No. 1.
* ROF Dalmuir; Engineering ROF.
* ROF Drigg; Explosive ROF.
* ROF Elstow; Filling Factory No. 16.
* ROF Fazakerley; Rifles Factory.
* ROF Featherstone; Filling Factory No. 17.
* ROF Glascoed; Filling Factory No. 3.
* ROF Hereford.
* ROF Hirwaun.
* ROF Irvine; Explosive ROF
* ROF Kirkby; Filling Factory No. 7.
* ROF Leeds; Engineering ROF.
* ROF Maltby; Rifles Factory.
* ROF Newport; Engineering ROF.
* ROF Nottingham; Engineeering ROF.
* ROF Patricroft; M/C Shop Engineering ROF.
* ROF Pembrey; Explosive ROF.
* ROF Poole; Engineering ROF.
* ROF Queniborough; Filling Factory No. 10.
* ROF Radway Green; SAA Factory No. 13.
* ROF Ranskill; Explosive ROF.
* ROF Risley; Filling Factory No. 6.
* ROF Sellafield (later the nuclear establishment Sellafield).
* ROF Southall; SAA Filling Factory.
* ROF Summerfield; SAA Filling Factory.
* ROF Spennymoor; SAA Factory.
* ROF Steeton; SAA Factory.
* ROF Swynnerton; Filling Factory No. 5.
* ROF Theale; Engineeering ROF.
* ROF Thorp Arch; Filling Factory No. 9.
* ROF Wrexham; Explosive ROF.

Further reading

* Cocroft, Wayne D., (2000). "Dangerous Energy: The archaeology of gunpowder and military explosives manufacture", Swindon: English Heritage, ISBN 1-85074-718-0.
* Kohan, C. M., (1952). "Works and Buildings: (History of the Second World War. United Kingdom Civil Series)." London: HMSO & Longmans, Green and Co.


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