BEN GRAVILLE 'RIP ANKER - THE NEW EDITION' (PAPERBACK)
published by Southside Circulars
photos and text, Ben Graville
New edition printed 2022 includes 5 years later.
Originally published by AKA in 2017, this new edition contains 5 years later.
The Deptford Anchor a popular hang out for Deptford locals was installed in 1988 and remained till 2013 when Lewisham Council gentrified the High St. A five year campaign began to re-install the Anchor and due to public pressure, it was returned in 2018 without any seating area for locals to hang out.
The photos in the book were taken between 2007-2013 and 2018-2022.
rip anker is the alternative document of the before and after of the gentrification of Deptford High St. If you have an interest in street culture and South East London, this is a must have publication.
Released: 3rd Dec 2022