Housing Archive

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

[responsivevoice_button] In the meeting with the Tidemill campaign, we started to

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

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

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

[responsivevoice_button] Mears is an outsourcing company working in two sectors: housing

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?

[responsivevoice_button] Hyde Housing has told residents it “can no longer afford”

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

[responsivevoice_button] Homelessness outreach charities are helping Immigration Enforcement round up and

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

[responsivevoice_button] Think of any community in the UK (or even worldwide)

Soundings: The Consultation Industry in the Elephant & Castle

[responsivevoice_button] SNAG (Southwark Notes Archives Group) tells Corporate Watch about the

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

[responsivevoice_button] King’s Cross Central, one of Europe’s biggest inner city regeneration

Preparing London for the Corporate Games: the Docklands Planning Model

[responsivevoice_button] Ian Blunt explains how legislation and ‘democratic’ processes were adapted

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

[responsivevoice_button] Ian Blunt and Beth Lawrence outline some key events in