The Better End

Up with this sort of thing!

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Romford has a reputation for being a bit right wing and ‘traditional’ – whether that reputation is deserved is something, that in our view, is up for debate. With that kind of reputation, we’d never thought we’d read the words and phrases ‘Romford’, ‘activists and squatters’ and ‘independent environmental and cultural space’ in the same paragraph!

Well, sometimes life can offer up some interesting surprises, one being that what used to be The Bitter End pub on the High Street is being transformed into an environmental and cultural space by a group of activist squatters. Ed Gold, a photographer, spent three weeks living alongside the activists in April and this is the story he produced about the experience: Bitter to better: Squatters transforming a derelict pub.

It’s an interesting project, all the more so for being located in Romford. Given that it’s a ‘caretaking’ arragement while the future of that…

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