BBC Radio 4 Analysis, ‘what’s the point of street protest?’
East London primary sources
The Cuckoo Cage at Womad 2022
MERL OSS lantern slide exhibition now online
Frow lecture at the WCML: trespass and enclosure
Histories of privacy
Pavements bibliography
review of Stevenage for Tribune
new: Dan Snow’s HistoryHit podcast on ‘enclosures’
croydon map


Websites and online resources:

Image/archive collections (as currently available):

Current and relatively recent reports on public space etc:

  • London Assembly report on London’s Public Space, 2011: https://www.london.gov.uk/sites/default/files/gla_migrate_files_destination/Public%20space%20June%202011%20Webme.pdf
  • City of London Open Space strategy, 2014: https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/services/environment-and-planning/planning/heritage-and-design/Documents/open-spaces-strategy.pdf
  •  House of Commons, Public Parks committee report, 2017: https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201617/cmselect/cmcomloc/45/45.pdf
  • Landscape Research Group, cadastral maps of landownership: https://landscaperesearch.org/funded-project/2017-landed-cadastral-maps/
  • Dimitrios Bormpoudakis, Joseph Tzanopoulos, Evangelia Apostolopoulou, ‘The rise and fall of biodiversity offsetting in the Lodge Hill large-scale housing development, South East England’, Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space (2019): https://journals.sagepub.com/eprint/FBIUDWFWUGY9QRTVV8GG/full

  • Andrew Smith, ‘Paying for parks. Ticketed events and the commercialisation of public space’, Leisure Studies, 13: 5 (2018), 533-46 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02614367.2018.1497077
  • Andrew Smith, ‘Justifying and resisting public park commercialisation: The battle for Battersea Park’, European Urban and Regional Studies, 26:2 (2019), https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0969776418767731
  • Meredith Whitten, ‘Blame it on austerity? Examining the impetus behind London’s changing green space governance’, People, Place and Policy, 12: 3 (2019), 204-224.
  • Smith, A., Osborn, G. and Quinn, B. (Eds.) Festivals and the City: The Contested Geographies of Urban Events (London: University of Westminster Press, 2022) DOI: https://doi.org/10.16997/book64.b