Text by Jono Coote
Photos by Alex Irvine
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Head out into the suburbs of South London, roughly between Brixton and Clapham, and you will quickly enter a maze of back roads and identical houses easy to lose yourself in. This is suburban London proper, with the occasional shop but little waste ground or private space besides the houses themselves. While travelling (a fair distance) further South will bring you to industrial estates and rubble-strewn corners ripe for a guerrilla spot build, this part of the city seems to offer little opportunity for the budding DIY enthusiast. Thus, over the summer, it came as a surprise to head between two particular houses, past a small front garden and mattresses left out for the bin men and be greeted by the incongruous sight of a vert ramp.
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