Friday, 20 July 2012

Hackney Wick Station in Daily Mail

A journalist from the Daily Mail rang me this week to ask my opinion on the westbound platform closure at Hackney Wick during the Olympics. The article was in the Daily Mail today with my quote about its effect on residents of Wick Village. 

"Resident and owner of Dee Dee's Vintage, Dee O'Connell relies on the train service to meet clients, as well as having staff whose commute will be disrupted. But she also draws attention to the impact it will have on residents.
Many of her neighbours are elderly and they rely on the bus and train services to reach nearby amenities. 'These people will be trapped,' she said.
'I really don't know what they are going to do. Many of these people are without the internet and cannot walk more than short distances. Their quality of life will be totally affected."

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Photograph from the Daily Mail

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