Photos Archive London Squatters Movement 1970s-1980s incl Piers Corbyn (brother of Jeremy) @Squash_campaign

December 12, 2016
Street in Islington, North London, described as a no go area at the time, barricaded by the locals in protest against rent rises, means testing and evictions under the proposed new rent act. © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Street in Islington, North London, described as a no go area at the time, barricaded by the locals in protest against rent rises, means testing and evictions under the proposed new rent act.
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Squatters talk to printers, lobby of The Evening News and Daily Mail over negative news coverage of squatting, London 1975 © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Squatters talk to printers, lobby of The Evening News and Daily Mail over negative news coverage of squatting, London 1975
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1976: Graffiti on a bricked-up empty council owned property in Westbourne Park Road, West London. A number of empty houses in the street were occupied by squatters. Think of this as a window. © Philip Wolmuth/reportdigital.co.uk

1976: Graffiti on a bricked-up empty council owned property in Westbourne Park Road, West London. A number of empty houses in the street were occupied by squatters. Think of this as a window.
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Squatters outside court. Piers Corbyn (L), one of the leaders and brother to Jeremy Corbyn, London 1979 © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Squatters outside court. Piers Corbyn (L), one of the leaders and brother to Jeremy Corbyn, London 1979
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Police and baliffs evicting squatters, London 1979 © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Police and baliffs evicting squatters, London 1979
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Meeting of squatters who took over part of housing estate, Kennington, South London 1980 © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Meeting of squatters who took over part of housing estate, Kennington, South London 1980
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