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The London Tunnels

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The London Tunnels - Latest news, articles and photos

News about plans to reopen the closed Cold War tunnels underneath Holborn to create a public museum and exhibition space along with London’s “deepest bar”.

Subject to planning approval, expected to open in 2027.

Cold War tunnels under Holborn approved to become a tourist attraction
Cold War tunnels under Holborn approved to become a tourist attraction

Cold War tunnels under Holborn approved to become a tourist attraction

A network of Cold War tunnels under Holborn has taken a step closer to opening up as a public venue now that the City of London has approved planning permission for the change of use.

Jun
12
More details revealed about plans to open the Holborn tunnels to the public
More details revealed about plans to open the Holborn tunnels to the public

More details revealed about plans to open the Holborn tunnels to the public

Announced a few months ago, more details about the intention to open the secretive Holborn tunnels to the public have emerged.

Dec
28
2023
Plans to open Holborn’s cold war tunnels to the public shown off at a consultation
Plans to open Holborn’s cold war tunnels to the public shown off at a consultation

Plans to open Holborn’s cold war tunnels to the public shown off at a consultation

A few weeks ago, plans were announced to open up some Cold War tunnels to the public, and now some more details have emerged about how they plan to do that.

Oct
09
2023
Closed for 70 years, London’s Cold War tunnels are to be opened to the public
Closed for 70 years, London’s Cold War tunnels are to be opened to the public

Closed for 70 years, London’s Cold War tunnels are to be opened to the public

A large network of tunnels under central London could be opened to the public in a few years time if an application to convert them into a public facility is approved.

Sep
26
2023