Thursday, June 20, 2013

So there was a Secret Government Torture Facility on London’s Billionaires Row

   

Princess Diana lived next door in Kensington Palace, thousands flock to bustling Portobello market in search of past treasures just down the road, but this one has been left out of the guide books. The “London Cage”, a hidden WWII Guantanamo-esque compound on the most expensive street in London, Kensington Palace Gardens, was kept secret from the British public for nearly sixty years. Vice magazine has resurfaced an article written by Guardian journalist Ian Cobain in 2005, until which time, the existence of the Cage and what went on there, had been never been publicly uncovered.

Here is the low-down on the London Cage…

Where:
Number 6, 7 and 8 Kensington Palace Gardens in Kensington, London. Today these three 19th century mansions have since been occupied by the Russian embassy, the Sultan of Brunei and the owner of Chelsea football club, Roman Abramovich. Neighbouring residents at the time would have included the Rothschild family.

When: Between July 1940 and September 1948.

For the rest of the story: http://www.messynessychic.com/2013/06/20/so-there-was-a-secret-government-torture-facility-on-londons-billionaires-row/

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