'This land is worth millions'

Heygate Estate residents talk about living on the Elephant and Castle estate and what it's like to be turfed out of their homes for the redevelopment project, which, as one resident rightly says, is mainly happening because the land is worth millions for developers and the council, and has nothing to do with the people who lived there.

[15/6/14 sadly, this video appears to have been removed from YouTube, if anyone knows another link for it, do let me know and I'll re-post]

I visited the other day and took some photos of the estate, whose green pockets are now so overgrown and running wild, and where the colourful graffiti is growing and evolving as the estate slowly crumbles. There's even a group dedicated to the urban forest of the Heygate.


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