Open City film about VPE

As part of Open City’s film series VPE residents Phineas (director of Open City) and Pete talk about living on the estate and how the buildings and landscape work to create a pleasant living environment.

Find out more on the Open City website

Care and support guidance for people vulnerable to abuse and neglect

Greenwich council has forwarded safeguarding advice for residents who may be vulnerable to abuse and neglect.

The short guide covers how to keep safe at home from rogue traders and scams, as well as support that you can access if you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse.

Download the guide

Greenwich council daily coronavirus updates

Many council services are reduced or disrupted. For the most up-to-date information or to sign up to daily emails, visit here.

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Archive footage of VPE

Thanks to Rob from Westcombe Court for sharing this video of the estate in its early days. German guests are taken on a local tour as a part of the London Borough of Greenwich’s Civic Week in 1966. The estate is featured from 2:40 to 3:36.

About the estate

Designed by Chamberlin, Powell and Bon and completed in 1963, Vanbrugh Park Estate is set on seven acres with a mixture of dwelling types: an eight-storey tower block with 64 flats, low-rise terraced houses, and maisonettes arranged over garages