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London Issues

Architects for Social Housing

Set up in March 2015 in order to respond architecturally to London’s housing ‘crisis’.

Canada Water Campaign

Provides background, dates of meetings, maps and plans, bulletins, and topic papers.

Detention Action

Organises visits to immigration detainees and seeks to improve their welfare at Harmondsworth and Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centres.


A charity that provides housing and support to vulnerable women; also carries out research, and campaigns to prevent all forms of violence against women.

Friends of Queen's Market

Aims to protect and promote a community asset in Newham as a vibrant local market; includes news, contacts, history, and photo galleries.

The Havens

Operates specialist centres around London for people who have been raped or sexually assaulted; with details of their services and contacts.

Housing Action Southwark & Lambeth

Group of Lambeth and Southwark residents who believe that decent housing is a right and are organising together to support each other with housing problems and to take action to ensure that everyone has decent homes.


A community-led organisation, focused on the long term goal of obtaining justice for the bereaved families, survivors, evacuated residents and the wider local community.

London Play

Campaigns to make the streets of London safer for children to play out in. Includes playground and play area search facility, information on campaigns and extensive advice on improving play.

Movement for Liveable London

Promotes discussion on how changing the way people travel can create a better future for London. liveablelondon

The Simon Community

A community of homeless people and volunteers living and working together; describes their programme and services, with sections on how to support their work by volunteering or making a donation.

Thames Reach

A charity helping and supporting homeless and vulnerable people. Includes a guide to their services, activities, and accommodation projects, with news, contacts, and how to help.

Wards Corner Community Coalition

Campaigns for the preservation of Edwardian buildings in Tottenham, currently home to a thriving local market. Includes events, news, resources, and contacts.

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