A trip inside the Camberwell Submarine

This remarkable nuclear sub-like structure sits in the middle of a fairly quiet road in south London.

the Camberwell Submarine

the Camberwell Submarine
Deep below the ground, boilers provide heat for local council estates, with the ‘submarine’ acting as ventilation.

the Camberwell Submarine

I was lucky enough to be invited to take a look deep inside.

Here’s the full set of photos: Camberwell Submarine.

Update April 2013: the structure is now being refurbished. Read more:
The Camberwell Submarine on Akerman Road, SW9 gets futuristic refit