If you’ve been passing by Elephant and Castle recently, you’ve probably noticed a lot of construction work.
The area is regenerating. In this film people share their views on gentrification, based on the example of the trendy Shoreditch in East London.
Is Elephant and Castle the next
It seems that the whole of London is going through a massive and thorough changeover.
More and more beloved places are being demolished or reconstructed and Elephant and Castle isn’t an exception.
The new project is supposed to make the area look nice and new, but at
Elephant and Castle once a vibrant area, has now found its way to the bottom of the spectrum.
The Artworks Elephant is a new and growing creative hub in the heart of Elephant and Castle which is built within recycled shipping containers.
Street food and drinks, local, creative
Following the current development of Elephant and Castle, in particular the market, we decided to have a chat with a few of the resident traders who get much of their income from their shops and stools in the market.
We find out their fears and hopes
Elephant and Castle, located between Westminster and City, two of the most prestigious and developed areas in London, has historically never attracted a lot of investment.
Due to cuts in budget and lack of money, some believe the area has been one of the least attractive in
Elephant Tales talked to members of the public about the current and future regeneration of Elephant and Castle.
Many knew already about the works that the council had planned but were uncertain about the impact it would have in the general area.
Here are their thoughts and ideas about the
This short slideshow will hopefully give you all the information you need on the background to the redevelopment of Elephant and Castle.
The photos were taken in February 2016, while the work was still very much in progress.
At this time, some of the developers' visions were
Elephant and Castle is undergoing a series of changes in order to update and refresh what is now an old area.
Different places will be regenerated, some of which will include the shopping centre, the Elephant Park and the roundabout.
Here are some pictures to show some
The area around the final station on the Bakerloo Line is in the process of a deep infrastructural change. The transition focuses on new roads and real estate.
However, changes may also bring an impact on the present and future situation of local communities.
As a daily commuter to Elephant and
By meeting local residents and local traders this video project meets the Latin American community in Elephant & Castle and asks them about their future, threatened by the gentrification process in the area.