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The London Silver Vaults

Chancery Lane | Entrance on Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1QT, England
+44 20 7242 3844
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Largest amount of silver held for sale in the world.

Made up of many small shops, with anything you can think of made out of silver. Interesting to walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Unusual place!

I went here on a BEE Midtown free walk from Holborn. When you arrive, you wouldn't really know... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Chancery Lane | Entrance on Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1QT, England
City of London
+44 20 7242 3844
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Made up of many small shops, with anything you can think of made out of silver. Interesting to walk through. Four feet thick walls, and large bank safe type doors, it has never been broken into. The building above took a direct hit during the...More

Thank Owenthomas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here on a BEE Midtown free walk from Holborn. When you arrive, you wouldn't really know that it is accessible to the public. Were taken in, bags searched, and given a brief explanation of the history (although you could read this yourself from...More

Thank CheekyLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for Xmas presents today. The problem is the vast selection. You need quite a long time to look around properly.

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the recommendation of a friend, we decided to explore the vaults. I think our visit was tarnished at the start by the gruff and sarcastic man at reception. We didn’t feel welcomed at all. You go downstairs into the basement and we found that...More

Thank sassybowwow
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I was here on business shooting and covering, and was lucky enough to have a guided tour. I really didn't know this place existed even being in this area several times. Obviously Silver based but many other unique items to purchase over many small Shops...More

Thank Shane95
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I don't know how I didn't know about this before! My husband used to work in The City, and decided to take me to the Vaults this week ... Wow. I love silver pieces, and love hearing the stories of the various items in the...More

Thank DrSherrieND
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Wonderful place to visit. My husband and I felt very lucky to be able to visit and see at first hand the amazing (often Museum quality) pieces. I would recommend anyone looking for a different cultural experience to make the effort and take a detour...More

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

A first and last time visitor to The London Silver Vaults..... the quality and quantity of the silver for sale there was mesmerising.... the prices were mostly exorbitant.....the attitude of many of the dealers was to say the least very poor..... I would not recommend...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The London Silver Vaults are free and worth a visit. These 35+ Underground Vaults are shops selling silverware ranging from £35 to in excess of £250,000. It is jaw dropping! Royalty and the famous visit the vaults. The vendors are helpful and so friendly. A...More

Thank Gill504170
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I have wanted to visit the Silver Vaults and managed to do so this trip to London. It's definitely like others describe - dozens of large vaults which are actually shops loaded to the brim with silver items. Some of the vendors are very warm...More

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City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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Questions & Answers
25 May 2017|
Response from An_Expat_Wife | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is free, however you will be tempted to spend on all the beautiful things for sale inside !
28 February 2017|
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Response from Philip_Marsh | Reviewed this property |
You are definitely going to the right place; The Silver Vaults is THE centre of the silver trade in UK and probably provides one of the widest ranges of products that you could wish for. If they haven't got it they could... More