Mural of the Month! The Elephant and Castle Subway Murals

Catch them while you can! The Elephant and Castle subways are being buried; over ten murals by David Bratby will be buried. Others by Denise Cook will also disappear as a new crossing for the pedestrians of the Elephant evolves.

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 Many of the art works were started in the early 1990s. Denise initially worked on them, creating a sea scene, a look at old Elephant and Castle and a wildlife landscape. By 1991, Bratby and a team of artists did 12 murals telling the stories of local history and the local community.

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 Already the murals in the centre are gone, so if you are in the area, head down to see them. Otherwise watch Bratby in this video talk to the Save the Subways campaign about his artwork.

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Enjoy!

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Other Murals “of the month” local to this piece include:

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About londonmuralpreservationsociety

The London Mural Preservation Society aims to bring murals created over the last 40 years back into the attention of the people of London and out further afield into the rest of the UK and the world.
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