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.
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 updated with 1960s articles
We’ve updated the history section of this site with links to download two articles written about Vanbrugh Park Estate. Both were published in November 1965 – two years after building was completed – and feature many interesting photos of the estate at the time.