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BBC sound effects 1940–86

In 2018, the BBC made freely available for non-commercial use around 16,000 of its sound effects recordings. A few hundred come from known locations around the UK, and most of those have been presented here in a sound map. All recordings © BBC.

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DARTFORD TUNNEL

Dartford Tunnel PA system  1:02

BBC DESCRIPTION: Dartford tunnel, public address system instructing drivers to keep close together and speed up on leaving.

Dartford Tunnel car horn  0:39

BBC DESCRIPTION: Car approach and pass with horn. Dartford tunnel, 1968.