GALLERY: The abandoned Aldwych tube station

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This platform - bricked up at either end - closed in 1917. It was used in the second world war as a bomb shelter, housing around 1500 people. It was also used as storage space for artworks from V&A and British Museum, and was home to the Elgin Marbles.

This platform – bricked up at either end – closed in 1917. It was used in the second world war as a bomb shelter, housing around 1500 people. It was also used as storage space for artworks from V&A and British Museum, and was home to the Elgin Marbles.

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