Rowena Howie Speaks to Marketplace

by Laura Kelly November 26, 2019

If you live in the south east of England, you'll probably be well aware of Crossrail and the delays that the project has experienced. Rowena has recently spoken to Marketplace, a US based website, about the impact of these delays on small businesses in London.

Like other small businesses located near the planned terminuses of the new line, the expectation of increased footfall brought by Crossrail was an important factor in Rowena's choice for Revival Retro's present location. Yet continued Crossrail works, station closures, disrupted customer commutes and delays bring the opposite effect - reducing footfall and decreasing dwell time.

Revival Retro Owner, Rowena Howie, Stands in her Shop

Just one of many challenges facing small bricks and mortar businesses in the capital, the uncertainty around the Crossrail project may bring yet more casualties to our high streets. 

You can read the full article here.


Laura Kelly

Author


Also in Achievements

BBC Radio 4 You and Yours Interview & Follow Up
BBC Radio 4 You and Yours Interview & Follow Up

by Rowena Howie Jan 06, 2021

BBC Breakfast Interview on Small Business Saturday
BBC Breakfast Interview on Small Business Saturday

by Rowena Howie Dec 05, 2020

BBC Radio London Drivetime
BBC Radio London Drivetime

by Rowena Howie Nov 30, 2020