The Secret Sights Of London
London is full of abandoned and long forgotten secrets. From underground bunkers, government hideouts, forgotten passageways, escape tunnels, disused tube stations and derelict industrial buildings.
COBRA is an acronym commonly used in the press for Cabinet Office Briefing Room A, the briefing rooms are a suite of secure, hardened meeting rooms used in times of national crisis by various government departments. COBR is now a term used to refer to both the facility and the committee.
During the Second World War eight deep level shelters were built underneath stations on the Northern Line. The Stockwell shelter was completed in 1942 and was used as a public shelter for a year in 1944. The shelter is now used as document archiving warehouse.
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