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Elephant and Castle

Walworth Road delights. I live in Elephant down Walworth Road and I love it so much! Yes the shopping centre is pretty worn out and dated but its well supported by a million bus routes and the tube.

From the station take a walk down Walworth Road and visit the empty Heygate Estate for some apocalyptic shots, you’ll pass Thread Needle Man (David Haye’s + Suggs tailor); if you are lucky you might even bump into Mad Frankie Fraser! On the left, you’ll find East Street Market which is saturated in interested stalls and colours. Further down Walworth Road, Liverpool Grove leads to St Peter’s imposing church, visit the coffee shop in the Crypt and get attacked by the squirrels and pigeons thriving in the grounds which used to be known as ‘Monkey Park’.

written by beckyinlondon


  1. neja


    I used to live there for 5 months!

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  2. jaalvarez


    A lot of "London´s temptations" ...
    From April ... we can take a flight from Vigo to London (Heathrow) since 88€ (go & back) ... perhaps, someday ... ;))

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  3. spoeker


    I'ver never visit that place but I always have to smile cause of the name ;)

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  4. paper_doll


    quite close to my house!

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  5. king-louie


    when i was in london, i got off the tube at this station just because of the cool name ;) this red elephant with the castle on his back is so great!!

    over 3 years ago · report as spam

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