East Tunnel



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  • The East Tunnel is a pedestrian subway linking the Middle Gardens to the main part of the Zoo. Of the original entrance portals that to the south survives. It is classical in a manner that follows John Nash's Regent's Park work. Built 1829-30, Decimus Burton, architect; John and Samuel Dickson, builders. Estimated cost £1,005. Grade II listed.

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  • The Buildings of London Zoo

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          Burton, Decimus
          Person · 1800-1881

          Architect of London Zoo. By the end of 1829, Burton had completed London Zoo, which had opened in April 1928.