They covered this 150,000-strong post-war mini village of prefab bungalows when news of its impending redevelopment/destruction was announced last year. The portraits and interviews are lovely – you can check them out here. Meanwhile, another photographer, Elisabeth Blanchet has documented the estate, this time focusing as much on the buildings as the people living in them.
hat strapline, which Blanchet had nothing to do with, were beautiful. She also documented – very movingly – the eviction from Dale Farm Travellers' Site. Other projects have included Ceausescu's Orphans, 20 Years On and, on a lighthearted tip, some brilliantly scary hen parties in Blackpool. Check out her impressive portfolio.
Photofusion Gallery, 17A Electric Lane, London SW9 8LA, tel: 020 7738 5774. There is also an upcoming guided tour of the estate led by Blanchet, which you can book at the Photofusion website.