Clapham North: Deep Level Shelter
The tunnels are currently vacant and are available to let. They are advertised
as having 60,000 sq. feet of underground storage accommodation.
Location: On the west side of Clapham Road SW4 , opposite 383 Clapham
Road and beside Russell Pickering House (council flats)
Description: A circular concrete 'pillbox' painted grey with small brick
extensions on opposite sides for the original entrance doors. There is no ventilation
shaft on the roof. There is also a narrow rectangular brick extension fronting
onto Clapham Road. On the raised platform behind the 'pillbox' is a square brick
ventilation shaft with double doors and a beam for winching. heavy or large items
into the tunnels. Alongside there are a set of modern double doors flush with
Location: In a yard behind Clapham North Station between Bedford Road
and Clapham High Street, SW 4.
Description: It was not possible to gain access to the yard but through
a hole in the fence a square brick ventilation shaft could be seen. There didn't
appear to be room for a circular 'pillbox', there was however a rectangular brick
building with a small vent on the top but this may have been connected with the
Entrance: The actual entrance is the small building to the right of the vent shaft.
Photo by Nick
Last updated 30th March 2001
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