Was that the Whittington estate in Bodyguard? A spotter’s guide to brutalism

The popular BBC drama put a London brutalist estate front and centre. Here are eight others around the UK

The British public has been busy admiring Richard Madden and Keeley Hawes in the BBC’s Bodyguard, the most successful new drama for a decade. But the most recent episode had much to swoon over for lovers of Brutalist architecture in particular.

Keen fans of modernist housing estates (there are lots of us, actually) will have recognised the home of Madden’s character, David Budd, as the Whittington in London. Also known as the Highgate New Estate, the six-terraced estate was designed by the Hungarian architect Peter Tabori in the 1970s and is now highly sought after, with one-bedroom flats going for £450,000.

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Source: theguardian
Was that the Whittington estate in Bodyguard? A spotter’s guide to brutalism