Elephant & Castle has been through quite a lot in the last years. Greater London and the Borough of Southwark tried unsuccessfully to refurbish the area before, but from early January 2015 London managed to start investing through refurbishments, causing many rumours amongst the locals.
Elephant and Castle has drastically changed since the regeneration commenced in 2015. Here are pictures that show the old buildings and the new buildings, situated in the heart of Elephant and Castle.
The place we nowadays call Elephant and Castle started as two prosperous villages, Walworth and Newington. It was a thriving area up until the late 20th century when slum developments grew up to house the expanding population. Today, Elephant and Castle is going through major
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
The skies of Elephant and Castle have never been so full. As the days pass, new state-of-the-art skyscrapers slowly dwarf the area’s historical buildings and community.
This is the result of a £3bn project that will see Elephant & Castle transformed into a more “desirable” place to
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.