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sim667

Licking windows on the 303 bus.
I've been looking at their hidden tours this morning, and I'm quite tempted to sign up for a couple..... I'm just trying to work out which are best, and seeing if any urbs have been and whether they're worth it?

The options are:
55 Broadway
Clapham South Deep Tunnels
Down Street Station (although this one is £75 :eek: )
 

sim667

Licking windows on the 303 bus.
They usually sell out in a blink of an eye :(
There's tickets available for all 3 currently..... And another one I can't do as its not available on weekends...

Out of the tunnels and 55 broadway, any idea which would be more interesting?
 

sim667

Licking windows on the 303 bus.
55 broadway might be
I was thinking that, but I do also have a penchant for tunnels.

I'm assuming 55 broadway is empty at the minute, so I guess it would be worth going to before its converted in the million quid flats, which will sit empty for the rest of eternity, right?
 

Bungle73

I was there, now I'm here
Banned
Oh yeah, I know there's a lot of people who always want to go on the aldwych station tours, which are nigh on impossible to get tickets for...

But I noticed a company who do movie tours are doing them too now

Aldwych Station Tour | Brit Movie Tours
You can if you book early enough. I didn't have any trouble getting one a few years ago.

You can also do tours through English Heritage (if you're a member).
 

Endeavour

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Not really pertaining to this thread but I didn't want to start a new one for this bit of weirdness.

A number of plans were drawn up around the turn of the 20th century to extend the developing the Underground network to Cricklewood. Several proposals were put forward to construct an underground railway tunnel under the length of the Edgware Road, including an unusual scheme to build a type of subterranean monorail roller-coaster, but these proposals were abandoned.
A subterranean monorail roller-coaster !! :eek::D:eek:
Boy they had some great ideas back in the day.
I think I shall write to the Mayor.
 

colacubes

Well-Known Member
We actually did the Clapham South deep level tour. Was fascinating and well worth the cash. But they do sell out quick as editor says. I got tix as a pressie for my OH's birthday and think I booked last April for March this year and at the point I booked (date tix were released) all the weekends were already gone meaning I had to book for a weekday afternoon and we both had to take the afternoon off work.
 

Gromit

International Man of Misery
The Down Street one, save yourself £75 and just watch one of the many documentaries where someone gets shown around it.

I'll park my train in its sidings one day. Not yet though.
 

hash tag

chillin
The Down Street Tour was excellent if a little to focused on WW11. Next Charing x or Clapham South me thinks.
It turns out Down Street is the most expensive of the trips but it has the smallest groups, around 20 people tops
and 5 or 6 staff. It is dark, it is small, it is on to a platform between two live tubes lines. Worth it though.
 

Gromit

International Man of Misery
The Down Street one, save yourself £75 and just watch one of the many documentaries where someone gets shown around it.

I'll park my train in its sidings one day. Not yet though.
That prediction never came to pass and never will now lol.

Price went up a tenner as well.
 
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