The Heygate Estate. The story of resistance. The cost of removing asbestos equals the price of destruction. Destruction is the excuse for gentrification, for building expensive flats and malls. Elephant and Castle will not become the new Stratford. So a man fights for the estate to remain, to be made alive again. To remind us all that consumerism and shopping do not bring joy nor fulfillment…


The Heygate Estate is the story of all estates… Of the political will for social control. Not a gift of low cost housing only. A political opportunity for surveillance.

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