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Elephantine memory

An old urban myth is still a good urban myth. On a recent nosey around the Elephant and Castle in Southwark, Astragal was reminded of a cracking tale about the unmissable Faraday Memorial. The big silver lump in the centre of the Elephant roundabout looks like a sleek piece of ’60s British construction, finely engineered and seamlessly pieced together in a space-age stylee. However, Astragal understands that parts of the Rodney Gordon-designed building required some clever welding and ...

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