“Lambeth women ‘locked in’ centre during Brixton eviction dispute”
By Tim Dickens, Brixton Blog
Volunteers from the Lambeth Women’s Project (LWP) claim they were locked into their headquarters this morning by the Brixton school trying to evict them.
At least six members of the project have been staging a sit-in since Friday, the deadline given in an eviction letter they received two weeks before.
Police officers arrived at the Stockwell Road building, owned by Stockwell Primary School, at midday to help resolve the situation.
LWP coordinator Ego Ahaiwe claims the locks on the main gate were changed this morning and school staff were refusing to let women leave or enter via the alternative school entrance.
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