Category Archives: Underground

"Secret" Underground Bunker

This site used to be a military base. In the 1950s a huge underground control block was built. These photos were taken in early 2008. The underground bits have since been sealed and now has active security.

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Bridge Valley Deep Shelter – Bristol

The Bridge Valley Deep Shelter is a World War 2 bomb shelter in Bristol – converted from an old railway tunnel. You can read more detailed information on the excellent Forlorn Britain website.

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Farleigh Down Tunnel – Wiltshire

Deep within the Wiltshire countryside lies some old quarries. During the war, many were taken over by the army to store ammunition. Due to their nature, these quarries were extremely secretive and bomb-proof. You can find out more about Monkton … Continue reading

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River Wandle – Croydon

My first attempt at some sort of drains. The River Wandle has been redirected under the streets of Croydon using a big concrete tunnel. I found it surprisingly difficult to take photos in these conditions. Nowhere to put bags down … Continue reading

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Coulsdon Air Raid Shelter – Surrey

One of Surrey’s many underground sites…

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Langdon Hole (Dumpy B) – Dover

Deep within the White Cliffs of Dover are quite a few military tunnels, bunkers, rooms, shelters etc. Had a little group visit to see some of them recently. Thanks to everyone involved in organising a fantastic, if a little dirty, … Continue reading

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Z-Rocket – Dover

Deep within the White Cliffs of Dover are quite a few military tunnels, bunkers, rooms, shelters etc. Had a little group visit to see some of them recently. Thanks to everyone involved in organising a fantastic, if a little dirty, … Continue reading

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