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Sainsbury’s development threatens Bakerloo line extension
Sainsbury’s development threatens Bakerloo line extension

Sainsbury’s development threatens Bakerloo line extension

Sainsbury's has formally filed a planning application for a development that could cause problems with the Bakerloo line extension.

Feb
11
2020
Huge tunnel to be dug under South London
Huge tunnel to be dug under South London

Huge tunnel to be dug under South London

A 20 mile tunnel almost as big as a tube tunnel is to be dug under South London, linking Wimbledon to Crayford near Dartford, via New Cross.

Dec
24
2019
Photos from South London’s forgotten tube tunnel experiment
Photos from South London’s forgotten tube tunnel experiment

Photos from South London’s forgotten tube tunnel experiment

An experimental tube tunnel dug in the 1970s, then sealed up and never seen again, until recently. A recent structural inspection has taken photos of this little known part of London Underground's history.

Jul
05
2017
Folkestone Gardens in New Cross
Folkestone Gardens in New Cross

Folkestone Gardens in New Cross

Not that far from where I used to live a few years ago in New Cross, is one of those rather small municipal gardens that pop up from time to time in scraps of land often left over from former

Apr
05
2011
South London’s Abandoned Tube Tunnel
South London’s Abandoned Tube Tunnel

South London’s Abandoned Tube Tunnel

Thanks to how the tube network was built by the early private entrepreneurs, there are dotted around the place a fair number of disused shafts and tunnels which attract the curious minds – and occasional physical visits. Although South London

Apr
03
2011