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Wartime London bunker to be opened for tours

A World War II bunker in South London is to be opened to the public.

Clapham Common, London.
Clapham Common, London. Image by Mark Ramsay / CC BY 2.0

The deep-level shelters sit beneath Clapham Common and housed up to 8000 people during German bombing raids. London’s transport body, TfL, will open the bunker on pre-booked tours and plan to turn the historic rotunda which sits on the surface into a cafe or restaurant. Read more: dailymail.co.uk