Wednesday, 24 February 2010

Lay-by Wars

With many traders explaining that business is down about 35% on the previous year; customers counting their loose change while ordering less is common among the roadside burger Vans. When in more flourishing times, trade would trickle on until late in the afternoon, for the many roadside proprietors plenty are shutting up shortly after 2. While passing from Suffolk to Norfolk on a bumper to bumper A140, the industries transient flow was evident: new businesses set up where old establishments once ruled, one of the popular 'Poppins' vans ceasing to trade, while a gleaming clean burger van ascending to a lay-by where a forlorn yet loyal business has traded for best part of a decade - quite a meddle of change in a seemingly short period on one rather busy trunk road.

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