Sshhhh.... spooks about!

by David Swatton July. 26, 2007 5382 views

This edifice (on the left) is the not-at-all-secret headquarters of the British Secret Intelligence Service (otherwise known as MI6) - the place where the real James Bonds live. It's at Vauxhall Cross on the south bank of the Thames in London and is drenched in hi-tech surveilllance and comms equipment (they probably get very good phone reception).

In fact, there is a theory that the “M” character played by Judi Dench in the Bond movies led directly to the first appointment of a woman (Stella Rimington) as the head of the rival intelligence service MI5. Actually, not so much a theory as something I just made up… but you never know, sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.

James Bond woz 'ere!

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Neal 9 years, 10 months ago

Stellar composition of some pretty cool looking edificios.

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Edward Phillips 9 years, 10 months ago

brilliant shot, great looking building. always ,makes me smile that they have an intelligence service that gathers secrets in such a landmark building!

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Peter 9 years, 10 months ago

Very strange structures. Good b&w!

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Nasser Golahmar 9 years, 10 months ago

nice !

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Jet28 9 years, 10 months ago

Suitably "spooky"!

9 years, 10 months ago Edited
Sandra 9 years, 10 months ago

Wonderful shot!

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Nacho "Goam" Garcia 9 years, 10 months ago

Wonderful B/W!!!

9 years, 10 months ago Edited
Dennis 9 years, 10 months ago

I bet they get great phone reception of your calls. :-)

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K C Ng 9 years, 10 months ago

Very nice B&W!!

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Sherij 9 years, 10 months ago

Very very cool.. and yes truth is stranger than fiction most of the time. Great shot!!

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Tim 9 years, 10 months ago

Great this image in b&w :)

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Lennon Fletcher 9 years, 10 months ago

Nice shot hopefully they didn't get one of you.

9 years, 10 months ago Edited
Gary 9 years, 10 months ago

I really love this. I think this b/w pic effect is much better than color one. very well done my friend.

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