Pat Moffat praises Metal’s renovation of Edge Hill station
Resource Type: Audio | Posted on 12th September 2011 by Liam Physick
Pat Moffat praises Metal for renovating Edge Hill station, remembering the dire state it was in previously
Interviewee: Pat Moffat
Interviewee Gender: Female
Jenny: Is there anything else that you want to, thinking of the station, you know, the surrounding area, anything, you know, that, you want to pass on . . . an overriding memory of the . . .
Pat: Only what Metalâ€™s done to the station. Only . . . the station was dire, I mean, this has got a lot of history in the area . . .
Pat: . . . and the station itself, without the neighbourhoods around it, and it, it was in decline . . .
Pat: . . . until Metal come in. Metalâ€™s brought the station alive, because people now look out of the train windows, it isnâ€™t the next step up from . . .
Jenny: From Lime Street.
Pat: . . . Lime, Lime Street or the one before Lime Street, because thereâ€™s always people coming and going, and Iâ€™ve been on the train â€“ â€śWhatâ€™s going on there? (Jenny laughs), somethingâ€™s happening there, have you seenâ€ť â€“ I mean, the windows were the first thing that most people . . .
Pat: . . . notice . . .
Jenny: People notice.
Pat: Yeah, you know, â€śOh look, there, thereâ€™s, thereâ€™s lights on in the buildingâ€ť, so, yeah, what Metalâ€™s done to the area and giving us an art gallery without going to town (Jenny laughs) Oh, I love that but, I absolutely love that bit.
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