Blackfriars SE1 in the 1970s


England E1 6FQ, United Kingdom

Created By: SE1 Stories


Community campaigns established links with political parties and took part in local politics. Campaigning through trade unions and tenants’ associations was essential to change public policy.

Demonstrations galvanised support and publicised local issues.These often led to policy challenges within London and nationally.

Direct Action! Intervention at council meetings, public inquiries and sometimes the occupation of buildings gave the public a voice - and, crucially, sought to change the course of events.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Blackfriars SE1 in the 1970s


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