Posts Tagged ‘riots’

2 years ago today: Camden, Salford and Manchester Riots

2 years ago today: Camden, Salford and Manchester Riots

Continuing my look back at the August 2011 riots with photos, some previously unpublished, from the third and fourth day and night. Rioting continued to spread across London and to other cities in England. Come the evening of the 9th, Camden became one of the latest regions to see disorder. This photo (below) is one […]

2 years ago today: Hackney and Brixton Riots

2 years ago today: Hackney and Brixton Riots

More photos, some previously unpublished, from the August 2011 riots. After Tottenham, riots and looting spread across London. Stretching in to the second and third days and nights, I covered the disorder on the Pembury Estate in Hackney, where several photographers – including myself – were assaulted. And in Brixton where I witnessed looted and […]

2 years ago today: Tottenham and Enfield Riots

2 years ago today: Tottenham and Enfield Riots

Two years ago today I arrived in Tottenham at about 5am, following a night of riots. I had been awake for about 20 hours but my day was just starting. I spent the next four days photographing in London and Manchester, as disorder spread. Below are photos, some of which have never been published, from […]


11 months ago in Hackney

11 months ago in Hackney

11 months ago I felt like I was running for my life. The 8th August 2011 brought a third night of rioting and looting to London. After Tottenham on the 6th and Enfield on the 7th, on the 8th I was in Hackney. On Ellingfort Road a sports car was set alight. A bus was […]

August 2011 Rioting & Looting tearsheets

August 2011 Rioting & Looting tearsheets

A selection of the print and online uses of my photographs from the riots and looting that have taken place during the last week. Front page of London Evening Standard, police dogs on rioters in Enfield: Arrest and ransacked shop in Tottenham: Front page of “i” – arrests outside JD Sports in Tottenham: Arrest shot […]