COVID-19 - ‘We couldn’t just do nothing’
Updated: Jun 10
The boatyard company that made 10,000 visors for key workers
There are a few signs that the South Dock Marina in Rotherhithe is finally creeping back to normality. On Friday, a welder fired embers into the air while repairing a rusted hull and a carpenter put the finishing touches onto a new porthole that he had carefully assembled.
For the last three months, workers have been unable to touch any of the boats in the dry dock because of the lockdown rules. Instead, volunteers from the tight-knit community at one of the last working docks in London have spent countless hours hand-making 10,000 visors for front line staff...