Gentrification has caused London’s LGBT Soho to lose its diversity and sense of community. Gone are the niche sex shops, forgotten are the small book stores and the independent businesses are facing being wiped away completely. Gentrification is white-washing the rich and diverse culture that Soho is so well known for. The vibrant colours of […]
The London Olympics claimed that it would develop, rejuvenate and improve Stratford; providing better and affordable housing and a wealth of opportunities. 10 years on from the initial developments on the sites that would become the Olympic Park and East Village it’s a poignant time to reflect upon the gentrification and cost of the culture and students futures lost to a now-popular tourist spot.