fullfatmilk wrote:I worked in the GRI for a few years and have friends that still work there and we've done our fair share of exploring and wandering and whilst there are certainly interesting nooks and crannies, particularly on the sub-basement level as you've photographed, i've yet to (unfortunately) uncover ANY evidence of a 'secret' tunnel.
If we discount the site of the QEB (Queen Elizabeth Building) as being 'too new' for hidden tunnels (built 1983) it really only leaves the 'old Royal' - Surgical, Centre & Medical block. As i said above, there's plenty of talk and stories of bricked-up openings but no actual proof.
On a practical level, where would such tunnels go anyway? One sugestion has been a link-up with the BT tunnel (diagonally across from the GRI beside the Oldest House) but even that seems tenuous at best.
jimmy1959 wrote:There is a bit where there is a large storage area that has all sorts of hidious things ie. human remains and body parts that are preserved in liquids. This is hardly known to the majority but anyone who is in the area be it a workman or a tresspasser the door to this collection is never opened. These weird things [some from more than a centuary ago where used during experiments. There are many so weird things that they are more like props for a horror film. I have never seen them myself but I know a few friends who have when they were doing some work at the Infirmay
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