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06 July 2005
Norwich News 01 August 2005.

The Bus Station and Bus Stops.

No, it's not an advert for the Tom Cruise film of 'War of the Worlds' - it's the new Bus Station nearing completion. In the background is a hotel under construction. You know how it is - they can never build anything without adding either a hotel or housing....

Meanwhile, on St Stephens Street....
The street has for many many months been a building site. The dual carriageway has gone - its now a three lane chaos-strip with buses sometimes blocking the road completely. The pavements have been widened, which everyone thought was a good idea until they then put in hazards like massive plant pots and cycle racks. And finally, the bus stops are being replaced. And it was watching this work while waiting for a bus I spotted this gem.....

Just when I thought all the old skills had been lost, I find that there still is a use for a big hammer....

And Finally.....
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Last Updated: 01 August 2005