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Heygate Estate

Former Heygate Estate

Heygate Estate

The former Heygate Estate now known as Elephant Park is being redeveloped by Lend Lease into 3,000 brand new homes, a new park which will be Central London’s largest for 70 years, retail space and community facilities.

History of Heygate Estate

The former estate, built in the 1970s was home to more than 3000 people. Due to a range of physical design challenge, such as poor security, low energy efficiency and environmental issues, we agreed to rehouse residents and demolish the estate completely to make way for a regeneration of the area.

The rehousing of residents began in 2008 and the estate was first fully secured in preparation for demolition, which was undertaken in two phases and completed in November 2014.


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