Lorry finds a spot of bother negotiating Alnwick town centre

A large lorry carrying a load of hay bales was forced into making an awkward manoeuvre in Alnwick earlier.

Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 4:07 pm

The driver, from Keith, Banffshire, had to make an about-turn on Bondgate Within.

It was the latest in a long line of traffic related incidents in the town centre, many involving the 15th century Bondgate Tower.

It has been hit by vehicles on a number of occasions and, last week, a coach nearly struck the eastern facade of the historic archway before backing up and finding an alternative route.

A lorry carrying hay bales had difficulties getting through Alnwick. Picture: Alison Holland
A lorry carrying hay bales had difficulties getting through Alnwick. Picture: Alison Holland

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