TQ3880 : Robin Hood Gardens estate, Poplar

near to Blackwall Tunnel, Greenwich, Great Britain

Robin Hood Gardens estate, Poplar
Robin Hood Gardens estate, Poplar
Robin Hood Gardens, a council housing development completed in 1972, is an example of "brutalist" architecture. In 2008, an attempt was made to get Listed Building status for the estate, but this was unsuccessful. This blocks, which are owned by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, is due to be demolished.
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2012
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Date Taken
Friday, 30 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 2 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Housing, Dwellings 
Place (from Tags)
Poplar  East London 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3839 8074 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.5190N 0:0.4354W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3843 8067
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Council Estate  Council Flats  Council Housing  Brutalist  Brutalism  Block of Flats 

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