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ERIC'S EKCO AND OTHER ECHOES SUCH AS ECCO AND ECKO! PART 3 - A NEW MILLENNIA!
Posted by STEVE M on
By 1989, Access the Flexible Friend had also disappeared and THIS is what happened next:- Whatever would become of postcodes SS2 6PR, the site of the Ekco factory? well, in 2016, Bellway Homes built the Ekco Park estate with the last building works completed in 2019 In 2020, sculptor Anne Schwegmann-Fielding said: "EKCO is still so loved in Southend that it was not hard to meet people with great knowledge and stories." She went on to sculpt an artwork, called Our Eric which represents a celebration of Eric Kirkham Cole and Southend's EKCO factory with the statue depicting Mr Cole...
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