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One Resident's Argument to Save London's Central Hill Housing Estate

One Resident's Argument to Save London's Central Hill Housing Estate

London's Central Hill housing estate, located in Brockwell Park (South London) and designed by Edward ('Ted') Hollamby is, like many 1960s schemes of its ilk, under threat of demolition. In this short film by British filmmaker Joe Gilbert, the estate is viewed through the narration of a long-term resident, Clifford Grant, who discusses its history and argues for its future security.

Tucked away in South East London is Central Hill housing estate, designed by Edward Hollamby. Like the majority of council housing in London, the estate is under threat by private developers set on demolition and promising 'regeneration.' Clifford Grant, a long term resident, delves into the history of the estate and argues why Central Hill needs to be saved.

Learn more about Edward Hollamby, here.

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James Taylor-Foster
Cite: James Taylor-Foster. "One Resident's Argument to Save London's Central Hill Housing Estate" 28 Mar 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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