Nick Raynsford on the Greenwich Foot Tunnel fiasco
It was a bit chilly last Friday morning when I was hanging around Cutty Sark Gardens with a microphone.
Of course, the foot tunnel was closed. But when the foot tunnel is closed, there’s always cyclists riding up to it, and swearing under their breath when they find it’s closed. What we didn’t expect to find, though, was a passing MP – Nick Raynsford was wandering past.
Best go and have a word, then. He was there to check out the situation as well, as well as that with the mysterious development at Greenwich Pier.
“There’s a need for a great deal more information on all these works,” he told me. “Yes, the outcome will be fine when they’re completed… but in the meantime, but in the meantime, a lot of people are absolutely confused about what is going on.”
You can hear more from him, plus his views on the Greenwich Market redevelopment – and what he’d say to Greenwich Council about it, plus comic Arthur Smith chatting about his old pal Malcolm Hardee, on the podcast, which you can download from its website or subscribe to via iTunes.
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In other ego-boosting pluggery, I’ve written about the general grumpy state of flux and uncertainty in Greenwich for London monthly Snipe, available in a shedload of venues across London, including the ever-awesome Greenwich Union.
It also kicks off a new section for its website, The Scoop, where me and Kidbrooke’s finest, Adam Bienkov, appear as curiously-photographed figures trying to get under the skin of issues across the capital. It’ll be a slow start, but your tip-offs and news would be much appreciated.