Has Crossrail caused gentrification in London’s LGBT Soho?

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 […]

Leave Means Leave: Inside the leave protest on what would have been Brexit day

Tensions were high outside Parliament today as Brexit day came to a close with no signs of progress towards exiting the European Union. Pro-Brexit protestors caused traffic to be diverted as over 3,000 people swamped the roads and nearby Parliament Square. Protestors from the ‘Leave Means Leave’ campaign originally left Sunderland on March 16th, hoping […]

The Gentrification of Newham’s Olympic Legacy

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.

The Ingredients of the Brexit Votes (includes infographic)

  Brexit changed the future of the United Kingdom in 2016 when the UK officially decided to leave the European Union, but who voted what? Political parties and local history play an important part of the statistics behind 31 years in the EU. Opinions can change like the wind; with 31 years of history in […]

London Overground Night Tube Service Launches This Week!

24 hour London Overground services begin running Fridays and Saturdays starting 15th December 2017.  An all-night service will operate between New Cross Gate and Dalston Junction. A map of the new service was released earlier in the week, showing passengers where they can expect to travel for the nights out in the South East (Bermondsey) […]