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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th October 2003 Singer Amy Winehouses's debut album Frank released.

20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.go to related location

20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.

20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)

20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.go to related location

20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times

20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Soho Square Gardener's Hut



Soho Square Gardener's Hut

Former WWII bunker hidden uner this gardener's shed.

Location: Soho Square Gardens, Soho

Description: This fragile weathered Tudor-style two-storey hut, shed or cottage is the emergency fire escape for a massive underground WWII bunker.

It's actually a former gardener's hut built in 1925 and also hides an electricity sub-station in the vaults below.

Plans are ongoing to convert the underground bunker into modern use.


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Soho Square Gardener's Hut

Former WWII bunker hidden uner this gardener's shed.


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