Unusual site for our Twelfth Green Plaque


It isn’t every day that a ceremony such as this is held in a shaft! The Unveiling of this Green Plaque for the Clapham Common Deep shelter was attended by Councillor Christopher Wellbelove, Mayor of Lambeth, Chris Nix of TfL and members of the Society.

Green Plaque unveiled
Unveiling of the Green Plaque on 15 June 2018.

Richard Ballard, co-founder of Growing Underground unveiled the plaque for this special building, quiet for 50 years, that is now used to produce salad plants.

The Bellevue bar opposite the site provided the venue for a short reception following the ceremony.

To know more about the Clapham Society Green Plaque Scheme and to see other buildings that have been awarded a plaque, Click Green Plaques.

photo: Unveiling of the Green Plaque on 15 June 2018.
L. to R. Chris Nix (TfL) Richard Ballard (Growing Underground) Cllr Christopher Wellbelove (Mayor of Lambeth), Annabel Allott (Clapham Society Chairman)