Tag Archive: Gentrification

On Tuesday 8 July, Frances Northrop (New Economics Foundation) and I shared emerging findings from the Markets4People project with Islington Council’s Inclusive Economy Board, chaired by Councillor Asima Shaikh. Being home to some of London’s poorest and wealthiest residents, Islington Council has been working to reduce income inequalities since its...

  Markets4People Co-Investigator and Bradford Civic Society Place Panel, co-chair After years spent languishing in a nondescript shed, Bradford’s central food market is to move into a purpose-built building in the centre of the city. This will, the Council hopes, catalyse regeneration in the city centre. There is certainly much to...

On the 13 and 14th of July Sara Gonzalez briefly visited Barcelona to gain a better understanding of traditional markets there, as Barcelona is often regarded, internationally, as a model for other markets to follow. There, she spoke to officials from the Municipal Institute for Markets and two campaign groups...

Defending London’s important sites of Latin American community, culture and enterprise from displacement Myfanwy Taylor On Thursday 26 April, the University of Leeds and the Instituto Cervantes Leeds heard from two prominent figures in the fight to defend important sites of Latin American culture, community and entrepreneurialism in London. Organised...