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Ghost Town

Visit the Heygate Estate

Right in the heart of London, less then a mile south of Westminster, lies a 25-acre wide ghost town, once home to 1,200 families.

We invite you to discover it by taking in its walkways and explore its environment through videos and 360 panoramic photos.

Enter one of the boarded up building to visits its homes, look at an interactive video to meet its former residents and those who are planning its future, discover how life used to be when the Estate was inhabited and find out why it is now abandoned.

Visit the Common Room to explore the estate's Theatre of Memory and contribute to a shared history of this contested site by publishing your own material and partaking in the conversation.

Over time, we will unlock further layers of the story and reveal how the space has changed from recent times to the distant past.

Click on the image to start exploring...

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