Agenda item

Town Centre Car Parking


The Cabinet Member with Leisure and Local Environment Portfolio introduced the report of the Managing Director and the Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services (previously circulated) requesting that consideration be given to reviewing car parking charges in the Town Centre in response to feedback and views from the public and traders.


It was reported that, to assist Town Centre trading, it was proposed to offer two hours free car parking in a number of car parks on the outside of the ring road, with East Street car park having an offer of all day parking for £2.00.


RESOLVED - That the charges for car parking as set out in paragraph 16 of the submitted report be approved. 


REASONS – (a)  To approve new charges in response to requests by traders and the public.


(b)  To enhance the attractiveness of the Town Centre to visitors and residents.?????



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