Shaftesbury’s High Street Pedestrianisation Extended But Traffic Will Return When Social Distancing Ends

Shaftesbury’s temporary high-street pedestrianisation has been extended.

You’ll be asked for your views on this coronavirus safety measure when Shaftesbury Town Council launches an online survey next Tuesday.

Deputy mayor, Piers Brown

Deputy mayor, Piers Brown, tells the Alfred Daily that this is not ‘a backdoor’ for a permanent vehicle ban. He says that daytime traffic will return if Boris Johnson deems social distancing requirements are no longer necessary.

Listen to our extended interview at 1:14.