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Elephant & Castle Subway



Elephant & Castle Subway

The most bizarre system of blind corners and dark alleys...

Location: Elephant & Castle Station, SE1 6LW

Description: Redesigned in the 1950s... the council implemented the most bizarre system of blind corners, dark alleys, hidden walkways...a mugger's paradise. Thank the lord for CCTV. Apparently it is due for 'redevelopment'!


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Elephant & Castle Subway

The most bizarre system of blind corners and dark alleys...


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