Elephant and Castle history

The history of the Elephant and Castle area [5]

Londoners sheltering at Elephant and Castle tube station during the Blitz.
[1] Londoners sheltering at Elephant and Castle tube station during the Blitz.
Londoners sheltering at Elephant and Castle tube station during the Blitz.
[2] Londoners sheltering at Elephant and Castle tube station during the Blitz.
Buddy Holly, backstage at the Elephant & Castle Trocadero, March 1958. (Image by Bill Francis, from Patrick Sweeney website)
[3] Buddy Holly, backstage at the Elephant & Castle Trocadero, March 1958. (Image by Bill Francis, from Patrick Sweeney website)
Model of the Elephant & Castle proposals from 1956 (image: Thecarandtheelephant)
[4] Model of the Elephant & Castle proposals from 1956 (image: Thecarandtheelephant)
Alexander Fleming House. Now known as ‘Metro Central Heights’, the exterior of this 1960s development has since been fitted with blue and white cladding. (Image- Design Museum)
[5] Alexander Fleming House. Now known as ‘Metro Central Heights’, the exterior of this 1960s development has since been fitted with blue and white cladding. (Image- Design Museum)