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THESE are the first images of what Colchester’s Roman Circus visitor centre could look like.

Colchester Archaeological Trust has submitted new and more ambitious £1.3million plans to the Heritage Lottery Fund.

They include recreating the circus’s entrance gates, a roof top viewing platform and a tea room at Roman Circus House in Circular Road North, Colchester.

Displays inside the heritage centre will feature giant models of the circus and the Roman town.

Philip Crummy, trust director, said: “We are very excited about the project."

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