Memory Marathon...   Memory Marathon was a large-scale participatory event in which artist Simon Pope walked a specially planned 26-mile route through the five Host Boroughs for London 2012. He was accompanied by 104 residents who recalled their stand-out memories from Olympic history.  An 80-minute film of the day was shown to great acclaim in early 2010. In November 2010, Simon re-visited the route and some of the walkers, to reflect how the local landscape has continued to change.  Memory…

Memory Marathon... Memory Marathon was a large-scale participatory event in which artist Simon Pope walked a specially planned 26-mile route through the five Host Boroughs for London 2012. He was accompanied by 104 residents who recalled their stand-out memories from Olympic history. An 80-minute film of the day was shown to great acclaim in early 2010. In November 2010, Simon re-visited the route and some of the walkers, to reflect how the local landscape has continued to change. Memory…

London, England - South Bank | County Hall was the headquarters of London County Council and later the Greater London Council (GLC). Today it houses the Dalí Universe and the London Aquarium, as well as two hotels (a Premier Travel Inn & a 5 star Marriott Hotel) and several restaurants. Other parts of the building have been converted into flats. | Photo by Wally Gobetz

London, England - South Bank | County Hall was the headquarters of London County Council and later the Greater London Council (GLC). Today it houses the Dalí Universe and the London Aquarium, as well as two hotels (a Premier Travel Inn & a 5 star Marriott Hotel) and several restaurants. Other parts of the building have been converted into flats. | Photo by Wally Gobetz

Hayward Gallery, South Bank, London, England, 1961-67(Greater London Council Architect’s Department)

Hayward Gallery, South Bank, London, England, 1961-67(Greater London Council Architect’s Department)

Hayward Gallery, South Bank, London, England, 1961-67  by Greater London Council Architect’s Department

Hayward Gallery, South Bank, London, England, 1961-67 by Greater London Council Architect’s Department

Trellick Tower, North Kensington, London; 1966-72 by Erno Goldfinger for the Greater London Council.

Trellick Tower, North Kensington, London; 1966-72 by Erno Goldfinger for the Greater London Council.

Maydew House, Abbyfield Estate, Southwark, London, Bermondsey Metropolitan Borough Council Architects, 1965-1967. Photo: Simon Phipps

Maydew House, Abbyfield Estate, Southwark, London, Bermondsey Metropolitan Borough Council Architects, 1965-1967. Photo: Simon Phipps

TRELLICK TOWER | NORTH KENSINGTON | ROYAL BOROUGH OF KENSINGTON & CHELSEA | LONDON | ENGLAND: *Architect: Erno Goldfinger; Style: Brutalist; Completed: 1972; 31 Storeys; 98m tall; Grade II listed* Photo: Love London Council Housing

TRELLICK TOWER | NORTH KENSINGTON | ROYAL BOROUGH OF KENSINGTON & CHELSEA | LONDON | ENGLAND: *Architect: Erno Goldfinger; Style: Brutalist; Completed: 1972; 31 Storeys; 98m tall; Grade II listed* Photo: Love London Council Housing

Plaque erected in 1979 by Greater London Council at Ministry of Agriculture Building, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A 2HH, City of Westminster

Plaque erected in 1979 by Greater London Council at Ministry of Agriculture Building, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A 2HH, City of Westminster

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