Join us for coverage of Newport carpark demolition
4:15pm Friday 10th January 2014 in News
JOIN us this Sunday when the Argus will bring you live coverage of the demolition of the Capitol Car Park in Newport city centre.
We will bring you live coverage from 7.30am when the Newport landmark is destroyed by explosives as part of the city is demolished to make way for the Friars Walk development.
We will bring you the build-up as the expected crowds gather, details of the operation and pictures and video of the demolition.
You can join in too - use the hashtag #bigbang on Twitter to tell us what you think or send us pictures.
You can also post pictures on our Facebook page and if you're shooting video, post it on YouTube and we will link to it in our live blog.
Newport council say roads in Newport city centre will be closed from 'around 6.30am' for the demolition.
A council spokesperson said the best public viewing area will be from the east bank riverside walk area on the Rodney Parade side.
The city centre around the John Frost Square area and riverfront area will be closed from around 6.30am to around 10am on the morning of Sunday January 12. This will include roads leading to the city centre including Heidenheim Drive, Kingsway and Uskway.
There will be very limited access to the city centre before 10am apart from emergency vehicles.
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