Housing

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

Hyde Housing: strapped for cash or hungry for profit?

Hyde Housing has told residents it “can no longer afford” to

The Round-Up: rough sleeper immigration raids and charity collaboration

Homelessness outreach charities are helping Immigration Enforcement round up and deport

Boris Johnson at MIPIM: the world’s largest property fair

Think of any community in the UK (or even worldwide) currently

Soundings: The Consultation Industry in the Elephant & Castle

SNAG (Southwark Notes Archives Group) tells Corporate Watch about the politics

King’s Cross Central: ‘a crude exercise in social engineering’

King’s Cross Central, one of Europe’s biggest inner city regeneration projects,

Preparing London for the Corporate Games: the Docklands Planning Model

Ian Blunt explains how legislation and ‘democratic’ processes were adapted to

Bread and circuses: the shady business of the International Olympic Committee

Ian Blunt and Beth Lawrence outline some key events in the

Corporate Olympics: Introduction

Now that the Olympics and Paralympics and all the associated excitement