heygate estate

Social Housing

How Councils Ruin Social Housing for Financial Gain

We spoke to director Paul Sng about his new documentary, 'Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle'.
Patrick Heardman
7.3.17
GENTRIFICATION

Every Flat in a New South London Development Has Been Sold to Foreign Investors

When the Heygate Estate was demolished there were promises of social housing and a "community feel", but it's all fallen through.
Andy Jones
4.13.17
Stuff

Meeting the Locals of the Elephant and Castle Pub That's Being Turned Into a Foxtons

Do they care as much as outraged anti-gentrification campaigners, or just not really give a shit?
Hani Richter
6.5.15
Stuff

I'm Middle Class and Even I'm Being Pushed Out of London

I'm here with a pathetic deposit, a two-year-old child and another kid on the way. It doesn't take long to realise that South London, which I've always called home, can't be home for much longer.
Henry Wismayer
2.6.15
Stuff

Should Art Be Used to Push London's Rents Up?

An expensive bronze elephant might make Elephant and Castle even more unaffordable.
Hayden Vernon
7.17.14
Stuff

Hey Creatives, Stop Fetishising Estates

A Turner nominee wanted to throw a piano off a tower block; residents thought it was a "fucking stupid idea".
Caroline Christie
7.14.14
Stuff

Fuck Your Pop-Up Shops

They're a symbol of everything that's inhumane about gentrification.
Dan Hancox
2.21.14
The VICE Guide to Making 2014 Better Than 2013

10 Ways to Make British Art Less Annoying in 2014

Get rid of the Victoriana freaks, find a new New Aesthetic and if you're gonna sell out, get your money's worth.
Tom Jeffreys & Oscar Rickett
1.7.14
Stuff

Patrick Keiller Has Been Filming London's Poignant Collapse Since the 1990s

I talked to him about his sad, beautiful films and dreams of future architecture.
Nathalie Olah
12.11.13
Stuff

Are Yuppies Ruining London?

It seems that way, but I thought I should talk to some people to find out for sure.
Simon Childs
4.24.13