Corruption enquiry widens to Tower Hamlets housing

Amidst the drama of last week’s ousting of the ex-Mayor we almost – but not quite – missed the Evening Standard report Tower Hamlets hit by new corruption claims in home repairs ‘rip-off’ on... Read more »

Barnardo’s: Tower Hamlets fails homeless children in B&Bs

Another shameful ‘worst of’ for our borough as Barnardo’s releases figures showing that Tower Hamlets is the worst London borough for accommodating homeless families with children in B&Bs for more than six... Read more »

Survey reveals high number of estate agents in Tower Hamlets

The number of estate agents in Wapping High Street is often the subject of resident’s conversation, and new research by HouseSimple shows that there are 131 estate agents across Tower Hamlets.There are... Read more »

Rough sleepers opposite 21 Wapping Lane

UPDATE 02:15 hrs Monday 10 March 2014 MPS Tower Hamlets attended this location and have dealt with this incident. They will be checking this area the next few nights to make sure... Read more »

The stark reality of social housing in Wapping

The smell of damp hits you as you walk through the front door of 7 Hilliard House, Prusom Street.The musky stale smell doesn’t go away. It sticks to you.Every room in this... Read more »