I was delighted to see everywhere so busy by mid-morning today. Many people in Abbeygate Street were walking away from rather than to the arc, whilst the newsagents in Central Walk had a queue right to the door.
Shown below are people managing to cope in one of the current three major links, and you can see that a good number are travelling to the existing town.
No doubt this will not be good enough for the prophets of doom who spend so much time talking down our beautiful town. Speaking of which, I was interested to see the wife of one of them having a good look round Debenhams.