Many tenants who lit up their apartments in the ‘We Live Here’ campaign see redevelopment of the Waterloo housing estate as a ploy to move them out of the area.
Working-class residents of Waterloo have a history of resisting threats to their community. Many tenants see the redevelopment of public housing as state-led gentrification to squeeze them out.
The Field of Waterloo by Joseph Turner (c.1817)
When word reached the Scottish writer of Napoleon's famous defeat, he promptly travelled to the continent to bear witness to the carnage first-hand
The British have pulled out all stops to mark the anniversary of Waterloo.
Michel van Reysen
The most spectacular of the Waterloo celebrations will be a massive re-enactment on the actual battle site, involving more than 5,000 re-enactors, including 300 horses and 100 canon. What's that all about?