An insider’s look at London
Despite worries that the Games’ proximity would push rents up and artists out, Jess has been happily surprised that this hasn’t happened. “This will never be a post-Olympics ghost town. We’ll still be here when the attention moves on,” she says. “It’s a very special area and everyone wants to keep it that way.”
More alternative Olympic views
- The View Tube: See the final touches going on the Olympic site at The View Tube viewing platform.
- Canal bike ride: A bike ride along the canal from Limehouse to Clapton passes right by the stadium site.