I’m not a skater, BMXer or graffiti artists. Yet I believe development of the Southbank Undercroft is not only a destruction of the a historical place, but also of a place that is for the now and the future. Regardless of what new space is provided for urban art and sport. It will never be this place. The plan is to replace it with retail shops, ie Starbucks and other such big corporates. It shouldn’t be allowed to happen.
Find out more here: southbankundercroft.com
As a photographer every time I visit the undercroft it is different. Different people are skating and new art has appeared on the walls. I love this space.
Here are a couple of my photos from last summer. I can’t wait to get up there and capture some more before this place has been destroyed.