Fondos para centro de decodificación
Money for code-breaking site
Campaigners trying to preserve the wartime coding centre at Bletchley Park are celebrating a victory. The site where German codes were cracked during World War II has won its first lottery grant.
Reporter: Rory Cellan-Jones
It's widely regarded as one of the most significant contributors to the defeat of Germany during World War II but the Bletchley Park code-breaking site is in a poor state of repair.
A year ago a campaign began to preserve the site, and now it's scored a major success. Britain's Heritage Lottery Fund has given the trust which runs Bletchley Park nearly $600,000 to work up its plans to turn it into a world-class museum and educational centre, with the promise of another $6,000,000 if those plans work out.
Campaigners, who've already won recognition for Bletchley Park veterans and an apology for the treatment of the leading code-breaker Alan Turing, say the lottery grant is more recognition of the vital role Bletchley Park played in Britain's history.
Rory Cellan-Jones, BBC News
it's widely regarded as mucha gente considera que
code-breaking site lugar de decodifación
in a poor state of affairsen mal estado (sin reparaciones)
it's scored a major success ha tenido mucho éxito
the trustla fundación (que controla los fondos)
to work up its plans explicar sus planes
world classde mayor clase
work outresultan/tienen éxito
recognition for Bletchley Park veterans (debido) reconocimiento para los veteranos de Bletchley Park