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London Dungeon is latest Tooley Street business to shut its doors

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On Thursday the London Dungeon became the latest in a series of Tooley Street businesses to shut up shop as preparations for the rebuilding of London Bridge Station continue.

London Dungeon is latest Tooley Street business to shut its doors
The Dungeon's grisly decorations have been a Tooley Street fixture for decades

The southern side of Tooley Street at the west end is likely to present a bleak prospect for the next five years as a new ground-level concourse for the mainline rail station is created.

The horror attraction is selling off some of its props and exhibits at a car boot sale before it reopens in its new County Hall location in a month's time.

The nearby On Your Bike bicycle shop has also recently completed its relocation from Tooley Street to new premises in Montague Close.

At the beginning of January Winston Churchill's Britain at War Experience welcomed its final visitors. The attraction will not be relocating or reopening.

Skinkers wine bar has now closed its doors after 38 years and its sister establishment The Cooperage has shut up shop after nearly three decades in Tooley Street.

The Platform Restaurant & Bar closed on New Year's Eve.

The former Tuli Chinese restaurant has been taken over by Costain as a base for contractors working on the London Bridge Station project.

Southwark Playhouse has now left Shipwright Yard for Newington Causeway but it will be a few months until the first performances at the new Elephant & Castle theatre.

The Arch climbing wall is now situated at the Biscuit Factory complex in Bermondsey.

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