Brandon Estate gets protected status

The Brandon estate in Walworth was added to Southwark’s Local List on Tuesday – a record of more than 2,000 buildings in the borough that are important to the area’s history.

Its inclusion on the list makes it less likely that the estate, which was built in 1958, will be bulldozed or redeveloped in the future. One person who nominated the estate praised its six 18-storey towers for their “elongated balcony provision with great views and access to outdoor space.”

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