Elephant and Castle: The wrecking ball swings closer

Elephant and Castle: The wrecking ball swings closer
 

The Elephant and Castle shopping centre, once a symbol of hope and regeneration, could be on its last legs. Built on a site that had been heavily bombed in World War Two, the precinct opened in 1965 and was praised for its design and ambition. But in six months' time, the centre - which is home to a vibrant Latin American community - could be demolished as part of a wider redevelopment project for the area.
When first constructed, the Illustrated London News admired the top floor, "roofed with glass, which can be drawn back in sunny weather to provide an open-air concourse" and... read more

 
12 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 61
Source: BBC
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