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
The Elephant and Castle is magical. Located in the heart of London in the London Borough of Southwark, with a proper street market, a great dance centre and the prominent creative university London College of Communication across the road from the station.
The area had terrible
On my hunt for vegan dishes in Elephant and Castle I went to look at one of the many restaurant options.
I started out at Artworks, a home to many new businesses, very close to the railway station.
Elephant and Castle is in a state of transition.
The area is going through a period of huge upheaval as the Elephant Park scheme delivers a £1.5 billion regeneration project.
This is how Elephant and Castle looked like in February 2016, and these are the changes taking place in a renovation that will take ten years.
Some of the changes will see the removal of the shopping centre, the construction of new homes, a new university
Regeneration plans worth £3 billion are currently revitalise Elephant and Castle. We set out to explore the Elephant in early February 2016 to document the changes.
From the doom and gloom of the shopping centre to the vibrancy of the Artworks Elephant box park, and everything in between,
Over the years Elephant & Castle has been known as a run-down part of London but as we explore its changing face through the shutter of the photographers lenses, what does the new Southwark have to offer?