Places, objects and ideas from the shadows

Archive for June, 2016

Mind the gap – London’s forgotten tube stations


London has many dark corners and I’m sure even if you studied the city for a lifetime it would still have some secrets for you.

An obvious place to look in London for the unusual is simply underneath your feet. Perfectly encapsulated in Steven Smith’s book London Underground, there is a maze of tunnels, history and stories waiting to be discovered.

There are about 40 -50 abandoned tube stations including Aldwych and British Museum.