No Ball Games: Second Banksy mural removed from north London wall

Metro

A second Banksy mural has been removed from a wall in north London, sparking outrage from local residents.

The No Ball Games artwork by the enigmatic street artist was sprayed on the side of a shop in Tottenham four years ago.

It has been removed by the same group responsible for the sale of Banksy work Slave Labour, which was removed from the side of a Poundland store in Wood Green last February.

The street art was later sold for an estimated £750,000 at auction despite protests from the council and local residents.

Alkin Ali, 28, who rents the shop where the No Ball Games art was sprayed, said he was ‘sad it has gone’.

‘[My landlord] said they were taking the painting, and asked if I minded that there would be some work done at the side of my shop,’ he told the Evening Standard.

‘They have taken the…

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