There’s a small patch of land in Epping on the north-western outskirts of London that embodies a misery being felt across a nation.
- Just 20 per cent of London’s iconic black cabs have been on the road during lockdowns, the taxi drivers’ association says
- It is estimated that earnings are down 80 per cent for the drivers still on the road
- The industry is asking the government to step in and provide financial support
An old horse training track with rubber matting is now bumper-to-bumper full of discarded London black cabs.
Since March last year, around 200 of the iconic taxis have been parked there, sitting idle almost as a symbol of the grief COVID-19 has bestowed on a nation, were hundreds of thousands of people are now out of…