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Pigs might fly over London's white Elephant

Southwark Council has launched ambitious proposals to transform the 69ha Elephant & Castle area of South London into a car-free 'beacon for regeneration', telling developers that it is a 'blank canvas' on which to work. The borough, keen to capitalise on what it sees as a shift of the capital's focus southwards, is open to radical ideas about road closures, widespread demolitions and the decamping of social housing groups to other areas in the borough.

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