No sign of life

The Heygate Estate in Elephant and Castle was built in 1974 to replace houses that were then considered to be slums. The regeneration of the area was criticised for destroying a community. The new regeneration, 40 years later, is also being criticised for scattering a community and for replacing social housing with private housing.

It looks beautiful in the sunlight

A disused lift and menu for the club room that is now closed

A disused lift and menu for the club room that is now closed

Read more about the Heygate Estate in The Guardian and watch a video tribute to the estate on the Heygate Blog.

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