Cambridge divided over growing number of tourist groups

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Businesses welcome economic boost but congestion on the streets is frustrating residents

It’s a wet and windy afternoon in Cambridge but that hasn’t stopped hordes of British and international tourists from turning out to admire the gothic splendour of King’s College chapel. Sightseers are milling around the entrance, taking photos of King’s through a huge wooden doorway, when a large group of Chinese tourists throngs past.

“It gets very difficult and congested at the height of the summer,” said an elderly woman, boldly attempting to make her way across the cobbles using a small, wheeled walking frame. “There can be thousands of people here then – and I do wonder what good it does for the place.”

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