Damascus Mile in Canterbury proposes shopping to be left in-store and delivered home later

The days of lugging around heavy bags of shopping in the high street could soon be over, say bosses behind innovative new proposals.

Their scheme would allow visitors to Canterbury to leave their purchases in-store – and have them delivered to their homes or hotels later.

The ‘You Shop, We Drop’ service will be free for customers – within a five-mile radius of the city centre – and participating shops during a trial period.

The goods would be delivered to homes across the district by a fleet of electric vans and bikes operating out of special hubs.

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