Entire Robin Hood Gardens west block demolished

A pile of rubble is all that remains of the west block of Robin Hood Gardens

Remaining block still inhabited

Demolition of the westerly block of Robin Hood Gardens has been completed.

All that remains of this part of the Smithsons’ seminal housing scheme in Poplar is a pile of rubble.

Its footprint has been largely cleared and views of the “internal” elevation of the remaining eastern block have been opened up.

It is not clear when demolition of this block will begin. It appears to be fully inhabited, with residents remaining in their flats.

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