1980s: WASTELAND

In 1983 after years of financial difficulty, the Roundhouse closed. The building stood pretty much empty until it was purchased by entrepreneurial toy-maker Torquil Norman in 1996, who saw it as a space that could be used to enhance the lives of young people through creativity. So what happened in and around the building for the 13 years it lay derelict? Read about the 80s horror film shot in the Roundhouse, see unseen photos of┬áBauhaus’ Ziggy Stardust video shoot and hear tales of what might have been.

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