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The Great London Ghost Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th October 2003 David Blaine walks from his perspex box after 43 days without food.

19th October 1960 Born today: Dan Woody Woodgate, London, rock drummer (Madness)

19th October 1944 British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow

19th October 1941 Born today: Simon Ward, London England, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers)

19th October 1911 Royal Mint in London sends dies for $1 coin to Ottawa Branch

19th October 1741 David Garrick appears on stage in West End for the first time, in the title role of Richard III.

Secret Tunnels - 100 feet down



Secret Tunnels - 100 feet down

The entrance to the government's tunnel network, from WWII.

Location: Craig Court, off Trafalgar Square, WC2H

Description: Indeed, it is here where you'll find the real entrance to the government's tunnel network in an unassuming building in Craig's Court just off Trafalgar Square. Built to protect communication cables during World War II, the tunnels are around 100 feet below ground and pass from Nelson's Column, to the Houses of Parliament and beyond, even passing under 10 Downing Street where you'll find a lift into the PM's gaff...amazing!


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Secret Tunnels - 100 feet down

The entrance to the government's tunnel network, from WWII.


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There is also ann entrence to this tunnel from the MoD building (cdpaul01)
Posted by cdpaul01 on 2011-07-09
The photograph is actually of an inscription I put in the dirt on the window of the entrance to Kingsway Bunker in High Holborn - now gone. (Wolstan Dixie)
Posted by Wolstan Dixie on 2009-09-13
Can you actually enter? (Curious)
Posted by Curious on 2009-02-15
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