WW2 damage to the above buildings, but not the vaults as they have steel lined reinforced walls, some 1.2m thick in construction. This enabled a facelift in 1953, which is the current format of the buildings underground set out as corridors of retail outlets.
Visitors over time Servicemen from overseas, A-Listers, Music stars, Film stars, Wealthy aristocrats, collectors, tourists, royalty. Photographs on the wall inside the lounge customer area, showed the Pianist Liberace purchasing his candelabra, and Anthony Armstrong Jones in the heyday of his relationship with Princess Margaret, making headlines what he might have purchased. One store had a photo of Princess Diana.
It’s free to the public to browse. No photos. They have a water fountain entry hall lounge area just before the shopping area starts. Check website for details
Opening times: Mon – Fri – 9am – 5.30pm Sat 9am- 1pm
Where is the London Silver Vaults?
LONDON WC2A 1QS