Archives For Homeless

Homeless and hungry queuing for food, Coventry. The soup kitchen and food bank is provided by The Midland Langar Seva Society
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Office workers walking past a homeless man begging in the street, London Bridge business district
© Philip Wolmuth/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. © 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.
© Philip Wolmuth/reportdigital.co.uk

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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Homeless woman on the streets, Coventry Precinct. A passer by giving food, kindness and concern © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Homeless woman on the streets, Coventry Precinct. A passer by giving food, kindness and concern
© John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk
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Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Local volunteers talk with the homeless. Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Local volunteers talk with the homeless. Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Social housing and anti-gentrification campaigners disrupt the annual Property Awards attended by luxury property development companies. Grovesnor Hotel, Park Lane. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Social housing and anti-gentrification campaigners disrupt the annual Property Awards attended by luxury property development companies. Grovesnor Hotel, Park Lane. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Social housing and anti-gentrification campaigners disrupt the annual Property Awards attended by luxury property development companies. Grovesnor Hotel, Park Lane. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Social housing and anti-gentrification campaigners disrupt the annual Property Awards attended by luxury property development companies. Grovesnor Hotel, Park Lane. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Social housing and anti-gentrification campaigners disrupt the annual Property Awards attended by luxury property development companies. Grovesnor Hotel, Park Lane. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Social housing and anti-gentrification campaigners disrupt the annual Property Awards attended by luxury property development companies. Grovesnor Hotel, Park Lane. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Alternative Awards, best occupation. Social housing and anti-gentrification campaigners disrupt the annual Property Awards attended by luxury property development companies. Grovesnor Hotel, Park Lane. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Alternative Awards, best occupation. Social housing and anti-gentrification campaigners disrupt the annual Property Awards attended by luxury property development companies. Grovesnor Hotel, Park Lane. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Social housing and anti-gentrification campaigners disrupt the annual Property Awards attended by luxury property development companies. Grovesnor Hotel, Park Lane. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Social housing and anti-gentrification campaigners disrupt the annual Property Awards attended by luxury property development companies. Grovesnor Hotel, Park Lane. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Social housing and anti-gentrification campaigners disrupt the annual Property Awards attended by luxury property development companies. Grovesnor Hotel, Park Lane. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Social housing and anti-gentrification campaigners disrupt the annual Property Awards attended by luxury property development companies. Grovesnor Hotel, Park Lane. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Peace Love Food. Love Activist protesters put on a food bank offering hot food to the homeless opposite RBS Bank where they were evicted by Westminster Council. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Peace Love Food. Love Activist protesters put on a food bank offering hot food to the homeless opposite RBS Bank where they were evicted by Westminster Council. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Love Activist protesters put on a food bank offering hot food to the homeless opposite RBS Bank where they were evicted by Westminster Council. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Love Activist protesters put on a food bank offering hot food to the homeless opposite RBS Bank where they were evicted by Westminster Council. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Love Activist protesters put on a food bank offering hot food to the homeless opposite RBS Bank where they were evicted by Westminster Council. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Love Activist protesters put on a food bank offering hot food to the homeless opposite RBS Bank where they were evicted by Westminster Council. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Love Activist protesters defend a soup kitchen offering hot food to the homeless opposite RBS Bank where they were evicted by Westminster Council. London. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Love Activist protesters defend a soup kitchen offering hot food to the homeless opposite RBS Bank where they were evicted by Westminster Council. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Love Activists hand out hot food and drinks to homeless people in central London. The housing crisis activists were evicted from the Royal Bank of Scotland premises on Christmas day. They intended to use the empty property for the soup kitchen. HD Footage. © Jason N. Parkinson/reportdigital.co.uk

Love Activists hand out hot food and drinks to homeless people in central London. The housing crisis activists were evicted from the Royal Bank of Scotland premises on Christmas day. They intended to use the empty property for the soup kitchen. HD Footage. © Jason N. Parkinson/reportdigital.co.uk

Love Activists soup kitchen is forcibly evicted police and Westminster council officers. The housing crisis activists were evicted from the Royal Bank of Scotland premises on Christmas day. They intended to use the empty property for the soup kitchen. Since the first eviction the activists set up a stall on Charing Cross Road. HD Footage. © Jason N. Parkinson/reportdigital.co.uk

Love Activists soup kitchen is forcibly evicted police and Westminster council officers. The housing crisis activists were evicted from the Royal Bank of Scotland premises on Christmas day. They intended to use the empty property for the soup kitchen. Since the first eviction the activists set up a stall on Charing Cross Road. HD Footage. © Jason N. Parkinson/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

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Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Jasmine Stone with her daughter Safia. Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Jasmine Stone with her daughter Safia. Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

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Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

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The driver for Newham mayor Robin Wales forces his car through protestors outside the town hall in East London. Protestors from the Focus E15 Mothers group wanted to attend the council meeting to raise their concerns over housing and the abandoned Carpenters Estate where 600 home lay empty. At East Ham town hall they found the doors to the public gallery locked. Protestors tried to stop Mayor Wales leaving so the mothers could talk with him. Mayor Wales wrestled his way through the crowd and his driver forced the car through several protestors to escape. HD Footage.  © Jason N. Parkinson/reportdigital.co.uk

The driver for Newham mayor Robin Wales forces his car through protestors outside the town hall in East London. Protestors from the Focus E15 Mothers group wanted to attend the council meeting to raise their concerns over housing and the abandoned Carpenters Estate where 600 home lay empty. At East Ham town hall they found the doors to the public gallery locked. Protestors tried to stop Mayor Wales leaving so the mothers could talk with him. Mayor Wales wrestled his way through the crowd and his driver forced the car through several protestors to escape. HD Footage.
© Jason N. Parkinson/reportdigital.co.uk