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Marshall Street Baths

This viewpoint looks at the historic Marshall Street Baths and its role in hosting international swimming galas during the Second World War.

‘Pied Piper’, Willi Soukop. Elmington estate, Camberwell

By Rosamund Lily West. The sculptural mural, ‘Pied Piper’, by Willi Soukop, was installed on the Elmington estate in Camberwell in 1959 by the London County Council. This viewpoint looks at the theme of the Pied Piper and how the LCC wanted the mural to resonate with residents, in particular, children.

Gatehouse Prison

This viewpoint will touch on the history of Gatehouse and what lies in its place today.