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The biggest traffic change to Canterbury for twenty years comes into effect from today. The historic Westgate Towers are being closed as part of a twelve month experiment to reduce congestion and preserve the city's heritage.
In olden days, when you wanted to stop an invader getting through city walls, you pulled up the drawbridge - or manned the battlements. Tomorrow Canterbury will stop the invader with a new bye-law. But will banning traffic from using Canterbury's mediaeval Westgate cause traffic chaos?
Reporter John Ryall meets courier Kelvin Leader, Cllr peter Vickery Jones, picture framer Winston Feather, river cruise operator Jeremy Macleod and restauranteur William Betham.
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The most radical change to Canterbury's road network for 20 years is about to take place.