On the 150th Anniversary of the 1871 Hampstead Heath Act, local newspaper, Camden New Journal published an extensive review of how the Act came in to being and how it has benefited communities to this day.
Today, June 29th, marks the 150th anniversary of the 1871 Hampstead Heath Act which preserved the land from being built upon – for future generations of Londoners to enjoy in perpetuity. The current Heath landlords, City of London Corporation, celebrated the occasion with a day of festivities last weekend. We made sure we were also […]
City of London’s undemocratic commodification of a vital public health resource during the pandemic is a scandal. These spaces are a public good. by Tom Frederic – 7 min read The Hampstead Heath bathing ponds have been a freely accessible natural public health resource for generations. As part of the Heath’s natural open spaces, Londoners […]