Tag: London

London: The Battle for Deptford and Beyond

In Deptford in south east London, local campaigners have occupied a 20-year old community garden to prevent it from being boarded up and razed to the ground by Lewisham Council and the housing association, Peabody. They are also highlighting the

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DSEI London: Conference at the Gates

Call for paper/activities/participants Hopefully, you like what you have read about Conference at the Gates 2015, and you are excited to join us for our event on the 8th of September 2017 This year we want to do something similar,

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Grow Heathrow legal update

Our lawyers got in touch today (July10) to tell us our appeal had been filed in court. Which means we’ve got another stay of execution! So it’s business as usual with making and growing. Big summer events on the horizon,

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Report from squatted prison

On 27 May, Sisters Uncut occupied the site of what used to be the largest women’s prison in Western Europe. Eight women climbed into the old visitors’ centre through a window. Others unfurled banners on the roof: ‘This is Public

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SLAP! (Squatters of London Action Paper!) #5

Heads-up for the long-awaited Issue 5 of your friendly, local squatters’ paper. SLAP! is a squatter’s freesheet first printed in early 2016. After a quick half-year of squat-hopping, sitting around and organising elsewhere, some of us involved in the previous

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London: Camelot HQ squatted

A few days ago the former Camelot Europe HQ, in Westland Park London N1 was squatted in protest against guardian companies’ anti-social profiteering from empty properties and homelessness. For those who don’t know, Camelot are the original “guardian” company, invented

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London protesters occupy former HQ of property management firm

From Guardian: A former headquarters of a property management company that rents empty buildings to tenants who act as guardians to prevent them from being squatted has itself been occupied by protesters. The upmarket building in Shoreditch, east London, was

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Brixton squatters strike again! New activist message goes up on Acre Lane

We here at Brixton Buzz have grown rather fond of our local persistent squatters, who have proved ready and willing to take over empty/derelict buildings and then decorate them with versions of their much travelled political banner. Tweet

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