Dr Penny Bernstock speaks to the Guardian
London Olympics has brought regeneration, but at a price locals can’t afford. The London Olympics claimed that its most enduring legacy would be “the regeneration of an entire community for the direct benefit of everyone who lives there”. It is clear however, four year on, that without a rethink the housing legacy will be marked by the rapid gentrification of Stratford and surrounding areas and a negligible gain of genuinely affordable housing.
UEL's Dr Penny Bernstock discusses the impact of the London 2012 Olympic Games in east London.