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London's Skaters Fight to Save Their South Bank Home

Tasbeeh Herwees

London's South Bank Centre skate park is often heralded as the birthplace of British skateboarding. Skaters took over the neglected space in the 70s and turned into one of London's biggest skate parks -- and it was completely unplanned. Now, developers plan to refurbish the infrastructure and turn it into a posh cultural center, angering London's skater community. They're rallying against the move with petitions and protest. Check out this gallery of the skaters who call this space home.

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