Farewell then, Brixton Pope’s Road car park

Farewell then, Brixton Pope's Road car park

Although it was undeniably useful as a car park, Brixton Pope’s Road multi storey car park was an utterly charmless slab of mean and oppressive architecture, and I’m delighted to see the back of the place.

Farewell then, Brixton Pope's Road car park

On Sunday, the last remaining vestige of the car  park – the grim concrete pedestrian bridge that linked the car park to the adjacent Brixton Rec – was pulled down.

Here’s how it looked:

Sunday 27th March - Brixton Popes Road footbridge is coming down

Farewell then, Brixton Pope's Road car park

The steps on the car park side appear to have just fallen backwards into the demolition site.

Farewell then, Brixton Pope's Road car park

A digger now sits on the vast pile of rubble where the car park stood. The site will now be used for a controversial temporary ice rink.