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Waste not want not as Mile End links up to 2012 Olympics

PUBLISHED: 20:23 01 July 2008 | UPDATED: 13:24 05 October 2010

David Robinson and James McAdam (top), both 18, prepare food for picnic on Mile End Waste

David Robinson and James McAdam (top), both 18, prepare food for picnic on Mile End Waste

Carmen Valino

THE food and bubbly came out for a picnic along the busy A11 Mile End Road in London’s East End on Saturday. The high life’ organisers took over Mile End Waste, the strip of greenery by Mile End Gate, to celebrate the High Street 2012’ project

THE food and bubbly came out for a picnic along the busy A11 Mile End Road in London’s East End on Saturday.

The high life’ organisers took over Mile End Waste, the strip of greenery by Mile End Gate, to celebrate the High Street 2012 project.

It’s a project aimed at improving the road linking Aldgate in the City with Stratford town centre and the 2012 Olympics now being built.

The busy traffic route will become the last four miles of the Olympic marathon and has been nicknamed High Street 2012.’

Picnickers also enjoyed a jewellery workshop and guided walks.

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