Children's Games (2002)

Short silent film by artist Mark Lewis exploring some of the estate's numerous and much-maligned walkways.

Up The Elephant (2002)

Film maker Julie Speechley documents the early stages of the regeneration plans and the disregard for involvement of residents in decision making and consultation.

A Cultural Vision for Elephant & Castle

Southwark Council funded a film made by PR company DHA communications, to promote the regeneration and set out a 'cultural vison' for the area.

Council Promo (2005)

Short promotional film commissioned by Southwark Council in 2005 outlining the ambitious aims of the regeneration.

BBC Inside Out (Mar 2009)

This BBC feature reveals how promises made to residents at the beginning of the regeneration scheme have not been honoured. Tenants were promised new homes in the surrounding area which never had not been built by the time they were forced to move out.

Home Sweet Home (2012)

This feature length documentary produced by French/German public broadcaster 'ARTE' and directed by local filmmaker Enrica Colusso - who lives adjacent to the Heygate estate - critically examines the council/developer rhetoric behind the Elephant's regeneration against the reality of its impact on residents. [Download here..]

NLA Conference (Feb 2010)

Council Leader Nick Stanton appears at an New London Architecture conference explaining why progress at the E&C has been slow, and how after having 'decanted' 3,000 residents from the Hegyate estate, "We don't want to go on mopping up the consequences of social failure, we want our people to be bright and economically active citizens."

Community Lost (2011)

Journalist Ole Olsaker interviews former residents and academics exploring the politics of urban renewal, gentrification and sustainable development.

Vision Quest - A Ritual for Elephant & Castle (2011)

Feature length film documenting artist Marcus Coates' investigation into the ongoing regeneration.[Download link here..]

'Doreen' (Jun 2012)

Filmmakers David Reeve & Patrick Steel release short film featuring an interview with former TRA chair Doreen Gee, talking about life on the estate and how it has been affected by the regeneration. (filmed in 2010)

Liz Grace

Filmmakers David Reeve & Patrick Steel release short film featuring an interview with former estate resident Liz Grace, talking about life on the estate and how she feels on returning to the estate after having been 'decanted'. (filmed in 2010)

35% Campaign Video (Aug 2012)

Local residents group Elephant Amenity Network launches a campaign around the Heygate planning application following concerns about lack of consultation and disregard for the regeneration's original objectives.

Lend Lease Promo (Apr 2013)

Short promotional film commissioned by developer Lend Lease, to accompany the launch of sales in its phase 1 of the Heygate development named 'Trafalgar Place'-

BBC News - Residents Forced Out (Aug 2013)

BBC London News feature on Heygate leaseholders being forced out of London with the low compensation offered for their homes.

'Larry & Janet move out' (Nov 2013)

Filmmakers David Reeve & Patrick Steel release their short documentary film which follows residents Larry and Janet Colfer through the estate's 'decanting' process.

'The Regeneration Game' (March 2015)

Part 3 of a 3 part film by Vice exploring the impact of regeneration schemes across London.

BBC Inside Out (5/10/2015)

BBC Inside Out explains how developer Lend Lease exploited a flaw in the planning system, using a confidential 'viability assessment' to avoid providing affordable housing.

BBC Sunday Politics (13/12/2015)

BBC Sunday Politics with Peter Tatchell explores how the Heygate was sold for £100m less than the Council had valued it for.

ABC News (11/11/2016)

Report by Australia's national broadcaster showing that only a 'handful' of residents have returned to the estate and that Council leader Peter John doesn't know when or if the Council will break even from its deal with Lendlease.