Owner Natasha Sayliss outside Mae + Harvery cafe on Roman Road

Double the size, just as good: Mae + Harvey’s owner on their new expansion

Despite the wider forces in the world working against the hospitality sector, Sayliss is keeping a cool head and her eyes fixed forward. But with so much responsibility for a young person, do these worries keep her up at night?

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Skew Bridge closed during the coronavirus lockdown

Open letter: why Skew Bridge on Old Ford should be permanently closed to motor traffic

Closing Skew Bridge has shown us that a different world is possible after the pandemic is over. Commuter traffic from Essex and Kent has found other routes in and out of town, and more local people have discovered that cycling and walking around London are both possible and enjoyable.

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