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Earl's Court

Major venues in London which are normally hosting major events, such as Alexandra Palace and Earl’s Court, are converted into refugee reception centres. They provide both permanent and temporary accommodation (transit camps).
Earl’s Court has truly gigantic proportions. There is a lot of exhibition and event space, the floors have large corridors, there are garages and inner courts, there is indoor storage room, etc. As of 15 October 1914, Earl’s Court, mainly a transit camp, manages the influx of more than 100 000 Belgians, around 1915.