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Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
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Top 5 reviews of Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
There are very little places I dislike in London. Now that I get my mind on it I can't really think of one. Elephant & Castle shopping centre (and the all area to be honest) is the exception. I don't like anything about it. It's in a poor state (of decomposition), I get cat called in every alley (even by the security guy wth), it looks dodgy and grim and really there's nothing that appeals to... more
Is this a shopping mall? Really? What a dump! However some of the cheapo shops can be useful... but with so many pound shops just down the street, i don't think i'll have any need to come here.
The building truely is an eye sore, and it amazes me that they painted it from the horred pink, but never bothered to properly renovate it. So an eye sore it stays.
O-well, i'm sure i'll find some... more
I say give Elephant and Castle shopping centre a break! At least it's not full of chains ;) And, there's an adorable pink elephant on top - brilliant!
I saw the positive in the place when I popped into Boots yesterday to get some photos printed (tip! South London Boots with photo printing machine) and am surprised at all the negative press it's received here. There's popcorn, and music and... more
With the exception of the tesco express, I can't imagine ever going to any of the other shops. They're mostly selling tacky products which I can't imagine many people buying (and as I've hardly ever seen anyone in there, it's possible I'm right). I'll probably just stick to walking through to get to the station! more
As a tourist from Southern California who recently rented a flat in the neighborhood across the causeway from this centre, I have to say I became fascinated by the place. It's scary. It's gritty. It's real. It's different from anything I have experienced in the states (except maybe the JJ Newberry in 1950's Los Angeles). From reading up on the place I learned that it was earmarked for... more