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22 February 2013

See 'The Westway: A Portrait of a Community' at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Another London-centric post today, inspired by an unscheduled visit yesterday to St Martin-in-the-Fields, where your author enjoyed an exhibition by photographer Paul Wenham-Clarke documenting life for those who live in the shadow of the A40 flyover in west London.

The flyover was built in the 1960s, and the exhibition explains how the road was bulldozed through North Kensington, displacing around 1,000 people as 600 homes were bulldozed, but many still live in the immediate area, including the residents of the Westway Travellers' Site, which is home to around 20 families from the Irish Gypsy and Traveller Community.

For more, see http://www.stmartin-in-the-fields.org/visiting/art-and-exhibitions/

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