Brixton Car Park comes tumbling down

Brixton Car Park comes tumbling down

There may be controversy a plenty about what’s replacing this multi-story car park on the corner of  Brixton Station Road and Popes Road, but there won’t many people wailing at the sight of this lamentable slab of 60s grimness being pulled down.

Brixton Car Park comes tumbling down

After a long period of nothing much appearing to  happen at all, the car park has come down very quickly indeed.

This is a view looking up Pope’s Road, SW9 towards the railway bridge. The extra-special ugly high level footbridge has already disappeared.

Brixton Car Park comes tumbling down

To the right, you can just see one of the water sprays which helps keep the concrete dust down.

Brixton Car Park comes tumbling down

Pope’s Road view.

Brixton Car Park comes tumbling down

Brixton Car Park comes tumbling down

Looking towards Canterbury Crescent.

Brixton Car Park comes tumbling down

Brixton Car Park comes tumbling down

Looking down Pope’s Road towards the Canterbury Arms pub, which can be seen on the right in the distance.

Brixton Car Park comes tumbling down

Brixton Car Park comes tumbling down

View from the car park entrance at Canterbury Crescent, with the Canterbury Arms to the right.

Brixton Car Park comes tumbling down

Brixton Station Road view, looking towards Brixton Rec.

Brixton Car Park comes tumbling down

Brixton Car Park comes tumbling down

A last look along Brixton Station Road, with the old Johns cafe to the right – see Brixton ‘Then and Now’ view of this scene and another view here.

In case anyone’s forgotten, you can admire the car park in all its former glory below:

Brixton Car Park comes tumbling down

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