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A wall of messages created by members of the Woolwich community saddened by the riots in the town was painted over because it was seen as graffiti.

Powis Street Estates, owners of the site of the Great Harry pub which was destroyed in an arson attack nearly two weeks ago, said it took the decision to paint over the messages after talking to Greenwich Council.

Woolwich wall painted over

By Giles Broadbent on August 22, 2011 11:47 AM |


The Woolwich "wall" where residents scrawled messages of hope of defiance after the riots, has been painted over leaving the community fuming, according to witnesses.