Trial night time closure of Dane John Gardens gates

In response to concerns of late night anti-social behaviour in the Dane John Gardens, the council is conducting a trial night time closure between 10pm and 4am at five of the eight entrances into the gardens:

  • Watling Street (1)
  • Adjacent to 7 Dane John (2)
  • Watling Street car park (3)
  • Opposite the junction of St Mary’s Street and Marlowe Avenue (4)
  • Adjacent to 16 Dane John (5)

You can read the deposit document here.

Have your say

Give us your views by emailing

Alternatively, if you don’t have access to the internet you can write to the Transportation Team Leader, Canterbury City Council, Military Road, Canterbury, CT1 1YW.

Comments must be received by midday on Friday 17 January 2020.

Responses received to the consultation will be reported to councillors later in 2020 before a decision is made whether to keep the gates in place.