In Pictures: Empty and Abandoned London

By Londonist Staff Last edited 20 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
Aldwych tube station
Source Buzzfeed
Smithfield Market
Source Jeera
Source Knitterbird
Source Derelictlondon
The derelict Brompton Road Underground station (between Knightsbridge and South Kensington)
Source Smashinglists
Disused passageways at Notting Hill Gate tube station
Source Urbanghostsmedia
St. John's Wood station.
Source Knitterbird
The disused Down Street tube station
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Source Bbc
Derelict passageway on the Charing Cross to Embankment Northern line loop.
Source Ianvisits
Aldwych Tube station.
Source Pinterest
Tourist trap?
Source Derelictlondon
Hyde Park Corner
Source Ianvisits
Trafalgar Square
Source Ianvisits
Another view of Aldwych
Source Mumhad1ofthose
Derelict buildings in King's Cross
Source Andrewdthorpe
The abandoned Aldwych Underground station
Source Jojo.loves.life
New Gravel Pit Chapel Burial Ground, Hackney
Source Derelictlondon
A disused platform at Mansion House
Source Abandonedstations
Beauty in decay
Source Derelictlondon
Abbey Mills Pumping Station
Source Buzzfeed
Deserted London
Source Femsta
Decay in Whitechapel
Source Derelictlondon
Old tube ticket machine.
Source Derelictlondon
Deserted
Source Desertedplaces
Tunnel at Highbury & Islington station
Source Knitterbird
Abandoned fruiterers in Kensington
Source Derelictlondon
Derelict Hackney
Source Joechiari
Creative Space in Kentish Town
Source Derelictlondon
Hungerford Bridge
Source Ianvisits
Battersea Power Station
Source Buzzfeed
An abandoned tunnel between Charing Cross and Embankment
Source Ianvisits
Derelict house on Coldharbour Lane, Brixton
Source Urban75
This decaying building on the Limehouse Cut was once a sailmakers
Source Derelictlondon
Source Derelictlondon
A quiet moment at Holland Park station.
Source Levanterman
The abandoned Aldwych Underground station as it looks now. It was opened in 1907 as Strand station
Source London
Rubbish washed up by the Thames at the sealed up Millwall Docks entrance on the Isle of Dogs
Source Derelictlondon
Carlton Cinema
Source Derelictlondon
Abandoned Lewisham.
Source Derelictlondon
Hidden posters of Notting Hill Gate tube station
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The abandoned Aldwych Underground station
Source Smashinglists
Source Londoncanals
Source Timelordkerr
Westminster Bridge
Source Ianvisits
Aldgate East
Source Solarpatrick
Abandoned hard hat
Source Knitterbird
Union Street abandoned tube
Source Railpage
Derelict shop
Source Derelictlondon
Wood Lane Tube station
Source Urban75
Oxford Circus
Source Ianvisits
Sailmakers, Limehouse
Source Paul Talling
Beauty in decay?
Source Solarpatrick
Euston tube station
Source Pinterest
Source Homecorp Blog
A neglected part of Woodgrange Cemetry, Manor Park
Source Derelictlondon
Long derelict Victorian public toilets in Bow
Source Derelictlondon
Abandoned shoes in Grove Park
Source Ben Pedroche
Source Londonliving
The abandoned Post Office railway (known as mail rail).
Source Thebeardedotter

Last Updated 12 April 2017