No one knows how many they are , few know where they live or how they live - but more have an opinion about them. They are squatters , squatters , and are available across London . Some do it to escape homelessness , others by political conviction or to avoid high rents . Here some of them about why they are occupying.
Peter Phoenix (left) , Mordechai Ben Avrohum and Daniel Gardonyi under a "crew meeting" , where they go through what needs to be done during the day . In addition to planning activities discussed practical issues such as cleaning and washing . The activists say they work horizontally, which means that they have no leader. Instead they aim to achieve consensus , then make decisions that everyone in the group feels that they can stand behind .