London, Elephant And Castle This crowded region south of the river was once the heart of cockney life. The Elephant and Castle, a great meeting place of thoroughfares, was termed a ‘ganglion of roads’ by Dickens in ‘Bleak House’.
I will take this advice for when(hopefully) I go to Ireland --> Temple Bar, Dublin. A little further down on the left is an amazing restaurant called Elephant and Castle. If you ever get a chance to visit get their wings!
The subculture started in London in the and spread across the UK, associated with rock and roll. Originally known as Cosh Boys, the name Teddy Boy was coined when a 1953 Daily Express newspaper headline shortened Edwardian to Teddy.
REFRACTION For his book, On The Night Bus, street photographer Nick Turpin took a series of shots of Londoners travelling through the night. Turpin spent two winters at Elephant and Castle, capturing passengers make their way through the night.