Is it possible for “worse” to be better?
This is a question that currently enjoys prominence in London as the city, or at least its governors, continue their love affair with private multi-national construction companies. With an ever-changing landscape, which can alter someone’s journey to and from the local tube station daily, Elephant & Castle has become an epicentre for London’s regeneration.
However, when regenerating an area, there will always be a specific time frame where new and old clash. This allows for the creation of social juxtapositions, which in Elephant & Castle, represents how working class people currently fear that they may soon be unwelcome in their own area. As seen within featured photographs, the locals of Elephant & Castle have been forced to live in the shadow of their own home.