If you’ve ever felt that you’re being stung when you pay for a ticket at Waterloo Station, it might be the legacy of the time there were bees on the roof.
Sixty years ago, in 1958, Waterloo station based Wilfred Green kept over 40,000 bees on the roof of Waterloo Station.
He was featured in this old Pathe News video, which apart from their classic clipped narration also includes some wonderful views of the railways below and the Queen Elizabeth Hall being constructed in the background.
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