Anti Homeless Floor Studs

By Mike Ashworth | June 7, 2014

Devices to deter homeless people from sleeping have been used in other Countres for a while, notably China, however they are now appearing on the streets of our Country.

These are outside 118 Southwark Bridge Road, London.

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These are outside Tesco, Regent Street, London.

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And these are outside the Labour Party HQ in Brewers Green, London.

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Here is a news story on the anti homeless floor studs outside 118 Southwark Bridge Road, London.

And for a slighty different take on it all (i.e. much more swearing), this is ChunkyMark aka Artist Taxi Driver.

They even have a term for this stuff “Defensive Architecture”. You can view many more examples of this kind of stuff here.

I have my own term for them, what a cuntish thing they are….

“The brains of those behind this are nothing but concrete spikes.”

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Topics: Society | 6 Comments »

6 Responses to “Anti Homeless Floor Studs”

  1. Globalidentity
    3:53 pm on June 7th, 2014

    Well done for highlighting this – it’s going viral

  2. nicole
    5:26 pm on June 8th, 2014
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    2:54 am on June 9th, 2014

    [...] seen people sleeping in the corner a few weeks before the spikes were installed. Studs have been spotted in other parts of the city as [...]

  4. Jay Cee
    2:27 pm on June 10th, 2014

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LY_k8J2rE-Q

    Utah – build the homeless homes, and help them! Who’da thunk?

  5. Spikes Installed to Keep Homeless People Away | Care2 Causes
    11:22 pm on June 10th, 2014

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  6. Wealthy Neighborhood Installs Metal Spikes to Keep Certain People Away | Exposing The Realities
    11:10 pm on June 14th, 2014

    [...] These types of spikes have also been used in other countries, such as China, to keep the homeless out, notes MikeAshworth.co.uk. [...]

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