#101: The giant canvas of the Old Vic Tunnels

Most people that visit the city head to the obvious landmarks with millions of other tourists. What they don’t know is that lurking beneath Waterloo station in the Old Vic Tunnels […]

Most people that visit the city head to the obvious landmarks with millions of other tourists. What they don’t know is that lurking beneath Waterloo station in the Old Vic Tunnels is a a giant canvas of local street art. The 200 metre pedestrian tunnel underneath, is an official London graffiti zone allowing people to spray and paint without it being illegal with the hope that it will keep graffiti off the streets — not likely.

The tunnel is open to everyone and you’ll often see people going down to photograph as its become a constant evolving piece of London art.

Old Vic Tunnels

Old Vic London

Old Vic Tunnels

Old Vic London

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