The history of the place: The tank appeared first in 1995 in the III. Richard movie at 1:10 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmiwGJGVDXk&t=85s Started own life at the Page's Walk / Mandela Way corner: http://www.nothingtoseehere.net/2008/07/t34_tank_london_1.html http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/stompie-the-mandela-way-t-34-tank http://www.urbanghostsmedia.com/2014/04/london-t-34-battle-tank-council-mandela-way/ http://www.standard.co.uk/news/revealed-the-story-behind-the-soviet-tank-with-its-guns-trained-on-council-hq-6694874.html The owner called Stompie the tank and the origin of the name: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stompie_Moeketsi Mostly used for artistic projects: https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=stompie%20tank Last time, 4 years ago the current gardener team gave the Stompie Garden to the place: https://www.facebook.com/pg/thegreeninbetween/photos/?tab=album&album_id=364470120308517
What we'll deliver:
Why it's a great idea:
Improve the community. Turn life to a wasteland. Art, culture and heritage interest. Educational. Military interest.
Steps to get it done:
We are looking for volunteers, details here: https://do-it.org/opportunities/25bdb53a-13b6-4dbc-8dd4-2c5e96052fcf
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