This diary of a young girl facing eviction from Love Lane Estate along with her family, having thought she had finally found her palace following previous evictions, captures the hidden stories and true cost that sit below the headlines of Tottenham Hotspurs new £1bn (£1,000,000,000.00) stadium.
AL council flat is in the path of a new high-level walkway from White Hart Lane station to the stadium entrance, so they are having to move so the buildings can be demolished, along with numerous others, and local businesses who have served the area for generations. The future of AL and everyone else facing eviction is uncertain.
AL’s mother, on reading this blog post wrote to request it be updated with “it’s the council [London borough of Haringey] and developers that puts families in these situations.”
Blog Post Updated 8th August 2019, 20:00
Photo of letter by project team
Written following conversation with AL on Tuesday 6 August 2019. Words approved by AL mother on 08 Aug 2019.