Mary Ward & Eileen Kelly

Sisters' personal memories of life in Covent Garden

By Anne Bransford

Mary and Eileen remember the old days when the market was so busy it was considered unsafe for them to play in. Eileen's husband worked in the market and moved with it to Nine Elms, though lots of people didn't think the new market would last. The ladies talk about how extremely lucky they are to live in the area today and how thankful they are that the 1970s development plans didn't go through.

This page was added by Anne Bransford on 15/11/2012.

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