Star date: 9th January 2017
£650 MILLION PENDLETON MAKEOVER TRASHED
“We need to see a socially just form of urban regeneration, not gentrification” Professor Loretta Lees
The whole theory and practice of the huge £650million Pendleton Together `gentrification’ has been slammed by contributors to a new magazine called `All Materials of Value’ which launches at an IUD event this Thursday 12th July at the People’s History Museum.
“The new development failed to adequately address the extensive long term poverty characteristic of Pendleton, except by constructively eliminating many of the poorest people from the area and encouraging more affluent newcomers in” write project co-ordinators John van Aitken and Jane Brake.