Anne Clarke is a councillor in the London Borough of Barnet. We ask her about her experiences in supporting residents in her area with housing and disrepair problems You’ve been involved in supporting tenants with housing disrepair issues at the Marsh Drive estate in Hendon. How did you first become aware of the problems there? […]
Annie Barrett, a tenant of Marsh Drive estate in the London Borough of Barnet joined forces with her neighbours to tackle disrepair in their blocks. We interviewed Annie to find out what action she and her community took. How long have you lived in the Marsh Drive block? I moved into Marsh Drive in October […]
Examples of how residents across various London estates organised to solve the problem of cockroaches - permanently. In some cases the benefits went beyond mere pest control and even brought new paid work to the residents.