>Eastern Promise

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Some pictures from a foot-stampingly cold tour around part of the Olympic site’s perimeter on the Stratford/Bow frontier. It doesn’t look it, but Europe’s biggest building site is nearly finished, ahead of schedule and under budget. I’ve not always been kind about Stratford, Leytonstone’s neighbour. According to our enthusiastic Blue Badge guide Stan, Stratty is being transformed from shabby (and let’s be honest, scary) inner-London suburb to a glowing retail-and-sport Manhattan. And it really is starting to look the part. There’s a long way to go, but I must say – I’m becoming a believer.

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Designer, photographer and Vespa-fixated pub bore. Born in Yorkshire, living in that London these past 20 years. Get in touch at teninchwheels@gmail.com, especially if you'd like to send me some free beer.
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One Response to >Eastern Promise

  1. Affer says:

    >More please! I SO want these Games to be a success……not least because I've applied to be a volunteer. Ladies long jump pit; here I come!

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