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Tours of Aldwych’s disused tube station resume
Tours of Aldwych’s disused tube station resume

Tours of Aldwych’s disused tube station resume

The disused London Underground station at Aldwych is to once again open its doors to let people down and see this most famous of abandoned tube stations.

Jan
27
Strand to be part-pedestrianised from late August
Strand to be part-pedestrianised from late August

Strand to be part-pedestrianised from late August

Anyone who has visited the area over the past few months can't have missed the huge amount of street works going on, as part of plans to revamp the road layout around Aldwych and Strand.

Jul
23
2021
Virtual tours of the disused Aldwych tube station
Virtual tours of the disused Aldwych tube station

Virtual tours of the disused Aldwych tube station

New virtual tours of Aldwych tube station have been announced, including areas not normally included in the physical tours that used to run in pre-lockdown times.

Feb
10
2021
London Public Art: Three large stone heads on Milford Lane
London Public Art: Three large stone heads on Milford Lane

London Public Art: Three large stone heads on Milford Lane

Three large stone heads can be found looking around corners of a new housing development by Aldwych.

Jan
20
2021
Parts of Strand and Aldwych to be pedestrianised
Parts of Strand and Aldwych to be pedestrianised

Parts of Strand and Aldwych to be pedestrianised

Plans to pedestrianise the roads around the Strand/Aldwych gyratory are being brought forward.

Dec
28
2020
The day Superman saved a London Underground train
The day Superman saved a London Underground train

The day Superman saved a London Underground train

Superman seemed to save the planet, by spending all his time in Metropolis and hanging out with journalists -- but once, he visited the London Underground.

Feb
19
2020
Westminster Council plans to pedestrianise part of Strand
Westminster Council plans to pedestrianise part of Strand

Westminster Council plans to pedestrianise part of Strand

Having only just cancelled plans to pedestrianize Oxford Street, Westminster Council has now announced plans to pedestrianize part of Strand instead.

Jan
30
2019
Tickets Alert: Tours of a disused London Underground tube station
Tickets Alert: Tours of a disused London Underground tube station

Tickets Alert: Tours of a disused London Underground tube station

The disused London Underground station at Aldwych is to once again open its doors to let people down and see this most famous of abandoned tube stations.

Aug
30
2018
Abandoned tube station tours announced
Abandoned tube station tours announced

Abandoned tube station tours announced

Tickets to tour three disused disused tube stations go on sale on Wednesday morning.

Sep
22
2015
Disused tube station tours to resume in January
Disused tube station tours to resume in January

Disused tube station tours to resume in January

Twenty-years ago a tube station closed to passenger traffic, and apart from the occasional film crew or tours is largely off-limits to the general public.

Oct
17
2014
20 years since Aldwych Station closed
20 years since Aldwych Station closed

20 years since Aldwych Station closed

On the 30th September 1994, the metal gates were closed for the final time at Aldwych tube station.

Sep
30
2014
Attend a music concert in an abandoned tube station
Attend a music concert in an abandoned tube station

Attend a music concert in an abandoned tube station

A troupe of young things who are apparently quite popular are hosting an "intimate" music event in a disused tube station in a couple of weeks time.

May
01
2014
Chance to go inside a disused tube station
Chance to go inside a disused tube station

Chance to go inside a disused tube station

Of the closed tube stations that litter the London Underground, two top the list of stations that people want to visit.

Feb
07
2014
Chance to go inside a disused tube station
Chance to go inside a disused tube station

Chance to go inside a disused tube station

Of the closed tube stations that litter the London Underground, two top the list of stations that people want to visit. One is Down Street, near Hyde Park as it was used as a WW2 command centre, and the other

Sep
27
2013
An art event inside a disused tube station
An art event inside a disused tube station

An art event inside a disused tube station

Aldwych tube station -- opened in 1907 and closed down in 1994 -- is to open again for one of its occasional public events.

Jun
24
2013
Disused tube station to open to the public for tours
Disused tube station to open to the public for tours

Disused tube station to open to the public for tours

Prepare to squeal in delight as the Transport Museum delivers an early Christmas present in the form of tours of a disused tube station.

Oct
30
2012
Emergency services to simulate a terrorist attack on the tube network
Emergency services to simulate a terrorist attack on the tube network

Emergency services to simulate a terrorist attack on the tube network

Whenever the debate about why various disused tube stations — specifically Aldwych — can’t be opened to the public more often, it is usually pointed out that the best of them — specifically Aldwych — are still in use for

Feb
21
2012
Photos inside the disused tube station at Aldwych
Photos inside the disused tube station at Aldwych

Photos inside the disused tube station at Aldwych

Announced a couple of weeks ago - and sold out within a few days - today marked the first of two open weekends at the disused tube station at Aldwych.

Nov
25
2011
Your chance to visit an abandoned tube station
Your chance to visit an abandoned tube station

Your chance to visit an abandoned tube station

Prepare to squeal in delight as the Transport Museum delivers an early Christmas present. The closed down Aldwych tube station by Strand is opening to the public again for a rare chance to go down and see this famous tube

Nov
01
2011

The Aldwych Tube Station Blitz Experience

First things first, as they say. Tickets to this event sold out yonks ago. However, if you don’t mind the risk of getting nothing after a day of hanging around, and consuming vast quantities of coffee while you wait, then

Sep
24
2010

Coming Soon – Guided Tours of Aldwych Tube Station

UPDATED 23rd Sept: All tickets are now SOLD OUT and it is highly unlikely that they will let people go in on the day. I am going tomorrow (Friday) and expect to have a report on this blog in the

Sep
01
2010

Transforming Aldwych Tube Station

UPDATED 4th September 2010 – special guided tours of the station will be available later this month, a meeting at TfL just over a year ago, and while we can hardly take the credit for the idea of using a

Jul
02
2010

Chance to visit the disused Aldwych tube station

UPDATED 1st November 2011 – more tours announced for the end of this year. Details more details here. — Of the closed tube stations that litter the London Underground, two top the list of stations that people want to visit.

Jun
24
2010

Ghosts on the London Underground

Considering the dark dark corners, strange noises and abandoned tunnels that litter the soil under London, it is possibly no surprise that stories of hauntings have emerged over the years. On Wednesday, a couple of authors who have recently written

Oct
30
2009