People who claim that “I love my hometown” may never know that under his or her apartment there is a bomb shelter built 50 years ago or have been to a discarded wine cellar in the suburban. But Peter Dazeley, a born and bred Londoner, took thousands of photographs to record the city he loves. He’s been to every corner of London; explores the mysterious part of this early city. His ongoing project named “Hidden London” is all about recording historic London buildings, their architecture and interiors. And we have got a glimpse of his ambitious project through Peter Dazeley and Twitter. Let’s take a look at these hidden places and try to understand more about London!
Inside the Battersea Power Station:
The whitechapel Bell Foundry, makers of the Big Ben and the Liberty Bell:
Henry VIII Wine Cellar under the Ministry of Defence. Perfectly preserved, this stone-ribbed, brick-vaulted undercroft was built in the early 1500s:
The main pump room of Crossness Pumping Station:
The old operating theatre at St. Thomas Hospital:
Sound Effects Drama Studio at the BBC Television Center in White City:
The original Abbey Mills Pumping Station, in Abbey Lane, London E15, is a sewage pumping station, designed by engineer Joseph Bazalgette, Edmund Cooper, and architect Charles Driver. It was built between 1865 and 1868.
The Gate Cinema, Notting Hill:
The Great Hall at the Royal Hospital Chelsea: