Posted on 24th November 2016
Bill Wyatt, of Ingrebourne Road, Rainham, worked at the Tate & Lyle factory in Silvertown, North Woolwich, between 1957 and 1993. Following a fall at his home, the former yard gang member, boilerman and tinsmith was admitted to hospital on Saturday, March 19. Describing the ordeal, his son Malcolm said: “It was only when he was in hospital that I found out from the doctor that dad had a form of cancer caused by asbestos. Industrial Disease solicitor Isobel Lovett is acting for the family.