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Living in homes, not houses

We all have them, those houses we remember from childhood, the ones we carry with us and remember the layout, the smell and the feel of. 715 more words

Grenfell Tower

It is difficult to know where to start with this one so let’s try to establish some facts.

  • The brutalist style 24 storey tower block was originally built in the early 1970s as part of the Lancaster West Estate.
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Housing Law

Housing Crisis Britain June 2017: The Problem

At long last people seem to be waking up to the largely hidden injustices within Britain, one of the most important of which is the dreadful lack of housing. 1,409 more words


Down The Rabbit Hole

One of the things you notice about the social housing sector is that familiar themes tend to rear their heads. Mergers, the digital question and innovation are probably the three most circular and lamented examples one can find. 1,056 more words

Housing And Politics

Land of hope and glory

While reading through my post today I came across a leaflet from my local council outlining the sacrifices British people have made for the governments uncontrolled immigration policy and this mainly affects the young as you will see in the above picture. 56 more words

Shabby chic upcycling, swanky like a tart's boudoir.

Welcome to my brand new upcycling blog ‘Council House Cottage.’
The premise of its existence is quite simple. I have a council house that I wish to look like a cottage, and voila ‘council house cottage’ is born.  231 more words