Taking Its Toll – The Iconic Shaftesbury Building Bulldozed For A Roundabout

Shaftesbury historian Robert Mullins shares stories of the toll booths that ensured travellers were charged every time they entered or left our town.

The old toll house on Salisbury Road.

The money collected funded road repairs. Robert remembers the demolition of one of these iconic structures, something which would be unlikely to happen without strong opposition today.