Elephant and Castle

Timeline for regeneration

Summer 2012 - Submission of planning application for new Elephant & Castle Leisure Centre and adjoining residential development

Summer 2012 - Elephant & Castle Leisure Centre closes

Autumn 2012 - Planning application submitted for Heygate Masterplan area and also a detailed planning application for the Rodney Road Phase.

November 2012 - Planning consent granted for the new Elephant & Castle Leisure centre and adjacent 'One the Elephant' residential development

November 2012 - Demolition of Leisure Centre commences

January 2013 - Approval of Heygate masterplan by council planning committee

March 2013 - Leisure Centre construction commences

Summer 2013 - Construction Commences on Heygate Phase One (subject to planning)

Autumn 2013 - Heygate Estate phase two and three demolition commences

Winter 2014 - Completion of demolition of the Heygate Estate

June 2015 - First phase of Heygate redevelopment at Trafalgar Place completed

March 2016 - Trafalgar Place wins London Planning Award

April 2016 - Removal of Northern Roundabout and construction of Elephant Square complete

July 2016 - Trafalgar Place shortlisted for Stirling Prize

Spring 2016 - New Leisure Centre opens

December 2016 - Planning application for shopping centre submitted

Page last updated: 30 January 2020