What London’s Sky Pool really reflects

Grace Allen writes about the allure of extravagant housing for the wealthy elite in contrast to the bleak reality of London’s private-dominated housing crisis.

Grenfell costs hit half a billion

Nearly four years since the Grenfell catastrophe, the public costs have surpassed £500 million following the announcement that the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea had spent £406 million on its response and recovery work.

We don’t need the Silvertown toll tunnel

Stewart McGill argues that the estimated £2bn cost of the project which will inevitably increase road traffic should be spent on improving London’s public transport system instead.

HS2 protestors in fight to preserve ancient woodland


Protestors in London are reported to have dug a 100ft long tunnel near Euston Station in protest against the continuing work on the £106bn High Speed Rail 2 (HS2) Project that seeks to connect London with cities further north. Bailiffs are attempting to remove the protestors arguing there is a danger of the tunnel collapsing as work on the railway continues. The activists have locked themselves inside the tunnels but there has already been reported collapses and water ingress although no one has been harmed yet.