This week’s feature is by British photographer Thaddeus Pope
Elephant & Castle is a large urban neighbourhood in the London borough of Southwark. Though it only takes a few minutes to travel by bus from Elephant & Castle to the Houses of Parliament, poverty, crime, poor housing, high unemployment, low levels of educational achievement and teenage pregnancy have plagued this part of London for decades. As a result, Elephant & Castle, as it exists today, will soon be demolished to make way for 170 acres of redevelopment.
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