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Tower Blocks

"tower blocks", cardboard, four towers each 2.2m x 45cm x 45cm

In terms of housing, Walthamstow is a generally low rise district,. Well it was until the council did a deal with "the developers" and now tower block are springing up all over the place. They are now changing the very feel of the borough, it ambience is deteriorating as its facilities shrink.

One of the worst examples is the town square where the biggest tower blocks are to be, and an extension to the shopping mall. 30 mature trees are to be chopped down for no other reason that they impiare the view of the shopping mall.

I teamed up with another local artist Esther Neslen to make four mock tower blocks to take on to demonstrations against these developments. which by the way have no social house, and hardly any "affordable" housing.

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