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Are Yuppies Ruining London? | VICE | United Kingdom

Are Yuppies Ruining London? | VICE | United Kingdom

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Derelict Heygate estate in south London - in pictures

Passengers wait to board a train at Elephant and Castle train station as one of the Heygate blocks looms in the background.

1950s childhood   There was very little vandalism and no graffiti. Telephone boxes were fully glazed and each contained a set of local telephone directories and a pay-box full of pennies. Youngsters respected and feared people in authority such as policemen, teachers, and park keepers, knowing that they would get a clip around the ear if they were caught misbehaving. Home life was much different from today.

1950s childhood There was very little vandalism and no graffiti. Telephone boxes were fully glazed and each contained a set of local telephone directories and a pay-box full of pennies. Youngsters respected and feared people in authority such as policemen, teachers, and park keepers, knowing that they would get a clip around the ear if they were caught misbehaving. Home life was much different from today.

London, Heygate Estate by suburbanslice, via Flickr

London, Heygate Estate by suburbanslice, via Flickr

The Auditorium of the Trocadero - Photo from the CTA Plaque placed on the site of the Trocadero in 2008. M.L.

The Auditorium of the Trocadero - Photo from the CTA Plaque placed on the site of the Trocadero in 2008. M.L.

Are Yuppies Ruining London? | VICE United Kingdom

Are Yuppies Ruining London? | VICE United Kingdom

Heygate Estate, Elephant & Castle, London, 1974. Due to be demolished in 2015.

Heygate Estate, Elephant & Castle, London, 1974. Due to be demolished in 2015.

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