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The Ferrier housing estate was once so notorious, that if you told would-be employers you lived there you would not get the job.
But the transformation of the estate in Kidbrooke is underway, with the last of its tower blocks being torn down - after a four-year programme of demolition.
The area is now called "Kidbrooke Village", thanks to a regeneration scheme costing £1 billion.
Nick Thatcher reports:
The leader of the Royal Borough of Greenwich Chris Roberts has told ITV London that the regeneration of a notorious estate was "exciting" as the Ferrier Estate had been "stigmatised". Mr Roberts added that it had become an "estate of no choice".
Kidbrooke Village, once housing London's most notorious estates has been regenerated in an £1 billion project. Housing developer Berkeley has been responsible for the development in Greenwich.
London's most notorious estates once had more than 2,000 homes but became a byword for urban decay. It is now making way for 4,000 new homes and has been renamed Kidbrooke Village, in a £1 billion regeneration project.
Ferrier Estate residents speak of their experience living there:
Lilly, a former resident at the estate in Kidbrooke spoke to ITV News in November 2006 about how "frightening" it was inside the building.
The last surviving fragment of the estate is due to be reduced to rubble by the end of the week - completing a demolition lasting more than four years.
The last surviving fragment of one of London's most notorious estates will be reduced to rubble by the end of the week - completing a demolition lasting more than four years.
The five-storey concrete block at Telemann Square is all that remains of the 270-acre Ferrier Estate in Kidbrooke, in Greenwich borough.