A farm that has never seen daylight, where men in lab coats tend to hundreds of rows of seedlings fed by a high-tech irrigation system and heated with pink LED lighting inside a controlled bunker under the ground.
It’s the stuff of sci-fi films, but it’s happening right under our noses in South London. Or more accurately, beneath our feet.
Undetected over 100ft below the streets of Clapham, sprouting vegetables and salad leaves are stacked in 7,000 square feet of unused and abandoned tunnels.
It’s called Growing Underground.