TQ3278 : The Heygate Estate in the process of demolition, from Elephant & Castle station

taken 7 years ago, near to Bermondsey, Southwark, Great Britain

The Heygate Estate in the process of demolition, from Elephant & Castle station
The Heygate Estate in the process of demolition, from Elephant & Castle station
Compare TQ3278 : Heygate Estate from Elephant & Castle station, 1995, which shows the view from the station when the estate was still fully standing and occupied.
Heygate Estate

The Heygate Estate is a large housing estate located in Walworth, Southwark, south London. The estate is now vacant currently under demolition, it is due to be demolished by 2015.


Heygate is one of the most high-profile estates in the United Kingdom, due to its notoriety and usage as a filming location. The estate is situated adjacent to Walworth Road and New Kent Road, and immediately east of the Elephant and Castle road intersection.


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TQ3278, 487 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 20 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 22 May, 2014
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Housing Estate  Demolition Site 
Building Type (from Tags)
Housing Estate 
Former (from Tags)
Housing Estate 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3216 7888 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.6055N 0:5.8602W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3208 7889
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Blocks of Flats  Demolition  Demolition Site  Demolition Work  Demolished Housing Scheme  Housing Estate 

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