Retrieval Computers

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Prestel Infrastructure
... was designed around two distinct types of computer centre the Update Centre (UDC) where IPs could create, amend and delete their pages of information, and the Information Retrieval Centre (IRC) which supplied ... In practice there only ever was one Update Centre, and this always housed just one update computer, named "Duke", but within six months of public launch ... In those early days of the public service all the live Prestel computers were located in St Alphage House, a 1960's office block on Fore Street in the City of London ...