Step inside the Venture Centre on Wornington Road and the first thing that strikes you is just how much it is a hive of activity.
“It’s easier to travel further and faster on an e-bike – who can argue with that?” says James FitzGerald, and it’s hard to disagree with him. Since founding Justebikes in Suffolk six years ago, a business specialising in the sale of high quality Dutch electrically-assisted bikes, James has seen interest in this 21st Century form of personal transport soar and has recently opened the first of three central London stores at 318 Portobello Road.
The Ardmore Apprentices
Since September, five apprentices have been working for Ardmore on the Wornington Green site as part of a joint initiative between the contractor and Catalyst Gateway. Let’s meet the apprentices and find out a bit more about what the scheme means to them.
“You’ve got to get there early though,” advises Hortensia about Café Nova, the charity-run venture where she has just started working. “We always sell out all the food we make and by two o’clock there’s often not much left to choose from.”
On a warm August afternoon, with the market bustling away in the background, there are few better spots than Golborne Road to sit down and watch the world go by. For Alex Loncar, the co-owner and manager of Golborne Deli, it is a scene he knows well.
United Living, our contractors for Bond Mansions, have launched an apprenticeship scheme in partnership with Joe Brennan Training.Read More...
Next Two Weeks
- Special newsletter
A special newsletter will be distributed to residents and neighbours, giving details on aspects of the demolition that could affect their daily lives.Read More...
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