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Tidemill update: the trees come down, the battle for Deptford continues

Corporate Watch has been glad to support Deptford people fighting the

Who’s gentrifying Deptford? Identifying the profiteers, making strategies

On Saturday 23 February Corporate Watch ran a meeting called “Who’s

Who’s gentrifying Deptford? 15 development schemes and the investors behind them

In the meeting with the Tidemill campaign, we started to make

Who’s gentrifying Deptford? public meeting with the Tidemill Campaign this Saturday

Councillors, Housing Associations, Property Developers, Investors … who are the companies and individuals pushing the gentrification of

Mears Group: scandal-hit council housing profiteer turns asylum landlord

Mears is an outsourcing company working in two sectors: housing management,

New asylum contracts: Mears Group and Migrant Help win big, as G4S loses housing deal

Update: see our new company profile of Mears Group here. A

Tidemill: the Lewisham councillors pushing demolition and gentrification

As Deptford residents rally against the destruction of Tidemill community gardens

Tidemill: County Enforcement – Lewisham Council’s private army in skull masks

As we write this, about 50 burly security guards are surrounding

Tidemill: Peabody Housing Association – from social landlord to big business

Peabody Housing is one of the UK’s biggest landlords. After its

Tidemill: factsheet on the battle for Deptford

Early in the morning of 29 October around 150 bailiffs and

UK Border Regime: 4 events coming up in London, Bristol, Sheffield and Glasgow

In the next 10 days we’ll be attending four events to

UK Border Regime: immigration raids briefing October 2018

This briefing updates our 2016 report on immigration raids called “Snitches,

OUT NOW: The UK Border Regime

Our new book The UK Border Regime: a critical guide is

What does the Heathrow runway plan mean for future of detention centres?

In June, the UK government approved the plan to build a

UK Border Regime: a brief history of resistance to immigration detention

This is an excerpt from our new book The UK Border