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Last eviction at 'oldest squat'
The last property in St Agnes Place
No 93 is the last property standing in St Agnes Place
Bailiffs are due to clear the last standing property on a street thought to be London's oldest squat.

Lambeth Council has written to the Rastafarian Community Centre, in St Agnes Place, which is still running despite an eviction notice.

In November the rest of Kennington Street, south London, was cleared of 150 squatters and knocked down to make room for new homes and a sports centre.

Unpaid rent and council tax on the squat over 30 years amounts to 4.4m.

The squatters have been resisting eviction for 30 years, and were finally evicted when Lambeth won a High Court battle last year.

People fighting to save the last property, number 93, said it was a valuable asset for the local community. The council would not confirm when they would have to move out.




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