The CEO of the charity knocking down Hoxton’s New Era Estate says it had no choice as the blocks hadn’t been “particularly well looked after” – and vowed to build as many “genuinely affordable” homes as possible.
The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting new businesses in Hackney. This week, we stepped inside the HQ of Erjjio – the London Fields start-up that makes “green” websites. Confused? Read on.
This week marks 15 years since the bloody culmination of a two-week siege that ground a Hackney street to a halt. The Gazettelooks through the archive and speaks to those who played major roles in the drama to find out what they remember about January 2003 in Graham Road.