Regeneration

London

The Woman Whose Body Wasn't Found for Years, at Her Flat in the 'City in the Sky'

We visited north London's 'Sky City' – a housing estate three storeys above street level – where Joyce Vincent died, and which is now under threat from "regeneration".
Nell Frizell
10.24.17
protest

Meet the Activists Occupying Holloway Prison

Activists want the government to turned the shuttered prison into a women's refuge centre.
Jade Jackman
6.1.17
estate

This Is What the Beginning of Gentrification Looks Like

Meeting the residents of the Notting Hill estate earmarked for destruction.
Alexander McBride Wilson
3.22.17
GENTRIFICATION

Just How Gentrified Are All the Places in the Original 'Trainspotting' Film Now?

It's been over 20 years since the original was released.
Liam Turbett
2.9.17
Stuff

What's Happened to Glasgow's 'Most Notorious' Housing Scheme?

Millions of pounds have been pumped into Easterhouse, but has any of it really made a difference?
Francisco Garcia
11.14.16
Culture

What Does It Mean to Be an Indigenous Man in 2016?

A new book looks at the complex reality and why even just exploring the topic is a difficult task.
Geraldine Malone
5.12.16
Stuff

Photos of the Glasgow High-Rises That Are About to Disappear

We spoke to filmmaker Chris Leslie about The Glasgow Renaissance, his multimedia project documenting the changing nature of the city's skyline.
Francisco Garcia
3.1.16
Stuff

We Watched Queer Shamans Curse the Property Developers Killing London's Gay Saunas

Chariots sauna in east London is being turned into a luxury hotel, and these radical queer witch doctors are pissed.
JS Rafaeli; Photos: Demola Oyenini
2.20.16
News

This London Rebel DIY Regeneration Shows How to Solve the Housing Crisis

When a huge investment firm moved in to evict the residents of Sweets Way, they fought back.
Ben Beach
8.31.15
News

The Shocking Data That Shows How Struggling Families Are Being Forced Out of London

Data released exclusively to VICE shows how many "poverty exiles" London has.
Dan Hancox
3.31.15
News

An English Town's 'Prostitution-Free' Zone Isn't Going to Stop the Sex Trade

The residents, sex workers, and activists I spoke to told me it's only going to force illicit activity to a new area.
Ryan Fletcher
12.8.14
News

Young Mothers Have Occupied Some Empty London Flats to Protest Homelessness

With the city's housing shortage at crisis point, a group of young moms have taken matters into their own hands by squatting in abandoned housing in the olympic village.
Fran Singh, Photos: Oscar Webb
9.23.14
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