Vancouver shelter-benches show up London’s ‘anti-homeless’ spikes as how not to deal with rough sleepers – via The Independant

“When the management of a block of luxury flats in London felt they had an issue with homeless people sleeping on the doorstep, their solution was apparently to install a set of spikes that were later branded ‘ugly, self-defeating and stupid’ by Boris Johnson.

“The Mayor faced criticism himself for not doing more to deal with the growing number of people sleeping rough in the capital – so perhaps he could look to the work of a charity in Vancouver for inspiration.”

See more here: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/vancouver-shelterbenches-show-up-londons-antihomeless-spikes-as-how-not-to-deal-with-rough-sleepers-9565941.html

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