Greenwich & Bexley, London, United Kingdom
Greater London Council (GLC)
Thamesmead, a neighborhood steeped in history, tells a tale of transformation and communal evolution. Originally conceived in the 1960s as a bold social housing experiment, it emerged against the backdrop of post-war Britain’s changing urban landscape. Designed to provide an integrated living environment, Thamesmead’s architectural innovation and modernist layout aimed to foster a sense of community. Over the decades, its narrative has shifted, encompassing challenges and successes, economic shifts, and a diverse tapestry of residents. From its inception to the present day, Thamesmead stands as a living testament to the complex interplay between social aspirations, urban planning, and the stories of the individuals who have called it home.