Housing

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,

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

Preparing London for the Corporate Games: the Docklands Planning Model

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

The countdown to the Olympic con continues

As the London Olympics approaches, and more and more corporations participate