Taken 13-Sep-12
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Category:Architecture and Structures
Subcategory:Buildings
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Keywords:1970's, Attack The Block, Britain, British, Elephant & Castle, England, English, Estate, Great, Harry Brown, Heygate, London, Shank, South, Southwark, The Bill, Tim Tinker, UK, Walworth, architecture, blocks, bridge, broken, building, city, cityscape, community, concrete, council, demolish, demolition, dilapidated, dilapidation, disrepair, empty, flats, grey, housing, minimal, modern living environment, neo-brutalist, post-war, regeneration, run-down, stark, tower block, urban, urban decay, windows
Photo Info

Dimensions4608 x 3072
Original file size5.39 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken13-Sep-12 13:53
Date modified18-Sep-12 10:51
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D3100
Focal length18 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.5
Exposure1/160 at f/8
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Heygate Estate 12

Heygate Estate 12

Photographs of the Heygate Estate, Elephant & Castle, Walworth, Southwark, South London. Soon to be demolished, it is a stark, yet strangely beautiful view of urban decay. It was built in the 1970's and is a good example of post-war, neo-brutalist architecture. Designed by Tim Tinker, it had an optimistic beginning, but soon had a reputation for crime and violence.