Traffic flowing smoothly following road changes

Westgate Towers
Traffic running freely at West Gate Towers Credit: ITV Meridian

Day one of the biggest change to Canterbury's road system for decades got off to a jam-free start.

There were fears that closing the iconic Westgate Towers to traffic would gridlock the city.

But at 8am the new route was flowing smoothly.


Westgate Towers closed

Canterbury's iconic Westgate Towers have closed to traffic. Tuesday's rush hour is the new system's first test.