Photos Campaigners fighting against eviction from Sweets Way estate #estate #evictions London #ukhousing

April 4, 2015

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Abdou Guernaoui (aged 14) at a house occupied by housing campaigners on the Sweets Way estate in Whetstone, Barnet, London.  His family was evicted from their former home on the estate and placed in emergency accommodation outside the borough in February. Abdou now has to travel up to 2 hours each way to school and evening football practice sessions.  The evictions took place in advance of proposed demolition and redevelopment by Annington, a subsidiary of private equity investors Terra Firma. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Abdou Guernaoui (aged 14) at a house occupied by housing campaigners on the Sweets Way estate in Whetstone, Barnet, London. His family was evicted from their former home on the estate and placed in emergency accommodation outside the borough in February. Abdou now has to travel up to 2 hours each way to school and evening football practice sessions. The evictions took place in advance of proposed demolition and redevelopment by Annington, a subsidiary of private equity investors Terra Firma.
© Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Empty housing on Sweets Way estate in Whetstone, Barnet, London.  Many former tenants are now living in emergency accommodation outside the borough following evictions in advance of demolition and redevelopment by Annington, a subsidiary of private equity investors Terra Firma. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Empty housing on Sweets Way estate in Whetstone, Barnet, London. Many former tenants are now living in emergency accommodation outside the borough following evictions in advance of demolition and redevelopment by Annington, a subsidiary of private equity investors Terra Firma.
© Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Esmaa Guernaoui confronts Barnet council leader Richard Cornelius.  Former residents of Sweets Way estate in Whetstone, Barnet, London, now living in emergency accommodation outside the borough, occupy council offices to demand rehousing close to schools, friends and family. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Esmaa Guernaoui confronts Barnet council leader Richard Cornelius. Former residents of Sweets Way estate in Whetstone, Barnet, London, now living in emergency accommodation outside the borough, occupy council offices to demand rehousing close to schools, friends and family.
© Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Ergi Dakuci (11) confronts Barnet council leader Richard Cornelius.  Former residents of Sweets Way estate in Whetstone, Barnet, London, now living in emergency accommodation outside the borough, occupy council offices to demand rehousing close to schools, friends and family. © Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)

Ergi Dakuci (11) confronts Barnet council leader Richard Cornelius. Former residents of Sweets Way estate in Whetstone, Barnet, London, now living in emergency accommodation outside the borough, occupy council offices to demand rehousing close to schools, friends and family.
© Philip Wolmuth (reportdigital.co.uk)