Monument loophole

I SEE on the news that some visitors to Stonehenge, rather than queuing up for ages at the visitor centre in all weather to get to the stones and being charged £15 each for the honour, are choosing to park on the byway right by the monument.

Here they get an excellent view and can stay for as long or as little time as they want, free of charge. Who would have believed it?

So the visitor centre now has a bypass, which is more than we have in Salisbury. Well done, English Heritage.

Richard Tambling, Salisbury

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1:09pm Thu 6 Feb 14

Old Salisbury Boy says...

and the condition of that by way is a disgrace. Wiltshire Council rights of way Dept. should hang their heads in shame.
Years of lack of even basic maintenance has led to this important, both historically and locally, byway become a rutted pot holed disgrace on a par with Brown Street and Netherhampton Road.
and the condition of that by way is a disgrace. Wiltshire Council rights of way Dept. should hang their heads in shame. Years of lack of even basic maintenance has led to this important, both historically and locally, byway become a rutted pot holed disgrace on a par with Brown Street and Netherhampton Road. Old Salisbury Boy

1:10pm Thu 6 Feb 14

Old Salisbury Boy says...

If my memory serves me correctly the Government dept. that runs the stones tried to close the byway permanently, and were rightly refused.
If my memory serves me correctly the Government dept. that runs the stones tried to close the byway permanently, and were rightly refused. Old Salisbury Boy

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