In Pictures: Empty and Abandoned London

By Londonist Staff Last edited 22 months ago
In Pictures: Empty and Abandoned London

From abandoned tourist spots to derelict buildings, there's some spooky beauty to be found in these pictures of London without the people.

Look out for the old loos, no longer in use; and the huge buildings like the Heygate Estate that used to dominate London's skyline, now reduced to mere memories.

Abandoned South Kentish Town tube station
Source Camdennewjournal
The abandoned Strand Station.
Source Urban75
The abandoned Post Office railway (known as mail rail).
Source Thebeardedotter
Rubbish washed up by the Thames at the sealed up Millwall Docks entrance on the Isle of Dogs
Source Derelictlondon
The abandoned Aldwych Underground station as it looks now. It was opened in 1907 as Strand station
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Aldwych tube station
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A disused platform at Mansion House
Source Abandonedstations
St. John's Wood station.
Source Knitterbird
Old tube ticket machine.
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Source Londonliving
Disused passageways at Notting Hill Gate tube station
Source Urbanghostsmedia
Trafalgar Square
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Another view of Aldwych
Source Mumhad1ofthose
The abandoned Aldwych Underground station
Source Jojo.loves.life
Oxford Circus
Source Ianvisits
The disused Down Street tube station
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Source Derelictlondon
Abandoned Lewisham.
Source Derelictlondon
Union Street abandoned tube
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Carlton Cinema
Source Derelictlondon
Tourist trap?
Source Derelictlondon
Derelict shop
Source Derelictlondon
Smithfield Market
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Hungerford Bridge
Source Ianvisits
Aldgate East
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Long derelict Victorian public toilets in Bow
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Derelict buildings in King's Cross
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Abandoned hard hat
Source Knitterbird
Beauty in decay
Source Derelictlondon
Battersea Power Station
Source Buzzfeed
This decaying building on the Limehouse Cut was once a sailmakers
Source Derelictlondon
Sailmakers, Limehouse
Source Paul Talling
An abandoned tunnel between Charing Cross and Embankment
Source Ianvisits
Decay in Whitechapel
Source Derelictlondon
Abandoned fruiterers in Kensington
Source Derelictlondon
A neglected part of Woodgrange Cemetry, Manor Park
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Tunnel at Highbury & Islington station
Source Knitterbird
Deserted London
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Beauty in decay?
Source Solarpatrick
The derelict Brompton Road Underground station (between Knightsbridge and South Kensington)
Source Smashinglists
The abandoned Aldwych Underground station
Source Smashinglists
Westminster Bridge
Source Ianvisits
Aldwych Tube station.
Source Pinterest
New Gravel Pit Chapel Burial Ground, Hackney
Source Derelictlondon
Abandoned shoes in Grove Park
Source Ben Pedroche
Hidden posters of Notting Hill Gate tube station
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Abbey Mills Pumping Station
Source Buzzfeed
Deserted
Source Desertedplaces
Wood Lane Tube station
Source Urban75
Hyde Park Corner
Source Ianvisits
Derelict passageway on the Charing Cross to Embankment Northern line loop.
Source Ianvisits
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Source Knitterbird
Derelict house on Coldharbour Lane, Brixton
Source Urban75
Euston tube station
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Creative Space in Kentish Town
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Derelict Hackney
Source Joechiari
A quiet moment at Holland Park station.
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Last Updated 12 April 2017