‘Betrayed’: Dover residents furious over building of Brexit lorry park

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‘Betrayed’: Dover residents furious over building of Brexit lorry park




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Letter from transport minister sent on New Year’s Eve said white cliffs site will be turned into ‘Inland Border Facility’

It was all quiet on the Dover front in the hours after the UK left the EU, as lorries continued to avoid the port.

But just minutes away, beyond the famous white cliffs, the sense of fury over Brexit was palpable as local residents came to terms with a government letter they received on New Year’s Eve telling them that from summer, their rural idyll of farmland and ancient Roman ways would be transformed into a customs clearance lorry park for 1,200 trucks.

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