Hazel Freeman gived her impression of Edge Hill station and the Edge Hill area today

Resource Type: Audio | Posted on 18th July 2011 by Liam Physick

Hazel Freeman marvels at the regeneration of Edge Hill, and especially the station and its renovation by Metal

Interviewee: Hazel Freeman

Interviewee Gender: Female

Date of Interview: 19th February 2011

Interview Transcript

Jenny: With your memories of Edge Hill growing up, and the Freemans store, what are your impressions of the area now?

Hazel: I think, now I look at the station and, having just travelled, you know, two days ago . . .

Jenny: Yeah.

Hazel: . . . and again, yesterday . . .

Jenny: Oh . . .

Hazel: . . . the other day . . .

Jenny: Yeah.

Hazel: . . . cos I really want to see it from both sides . . .

Jenny: Oh, yeah!

Hazel: (laughs) . . . I just wonder how they ever, ever built it. That is my impression . . .

Jenny: Yeah.

Hazel: . . . and looking at the pictures, I think, you know, with the equipment they had, how did they ever, every do it?

Jenny: I know.

Hazel: It is just a most amazing piece of work, isn’t it?

Jenny: Yeah. Cut, cut away from, from the landscape, isn’t it and, you know . . .

Hazel: . . . and, you know, who had this bright idea to do it like that? And the station I think is just beautiful, the way you’ve, you know, now got it, renovated it, kept it, it’s wonderful.

Tagged under: edge hill station, metal, edge hill area

Categorised under: Change & Communities

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