All change for Eastbourne parking regime

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Eastbourne’s controversial parking regime is coming up for review with proposed changes to restrictions across the town including one hour free parking bays and more resident permit holder spaces.

The changes, which also include more yellow lines, have been put to East Sussex County Council, which runs the on-street parking scheme in the town and members of the public are being consulted on them from now until November 17.

A spokesperson at the county council said, “The proposals follow requests for changes to existing parking controls or where local residents or businesses want new controls to be introduced.

“There are areas where safety or access issues have been identified and it is felt necessary to introduce restrictions such as yellow lines.

“We want to hear people’s views on the proposals and whether they have any reason for the proposals not being installed. After the closing date of November 17 we will process all responses.

No waiting restrictions are planned in Arlington Road, Baldwin Avenue, Beechy Avenue, Beverington Road, Burton Road, Cavalry Crescent, Chaffinch Road, Close 24, Close 25, Darley Road, Eldon Road, Fennell’s Close, Glendale Avenue, Glynde

Avenue, Gorringe Road, King’s Drive, Lapwing Close, Lewes Road, Meadowlands Avenue, Michel Grove, Park Avenue, South Avenue, Westfield Road, Richmond Place, Rushlake Crescent, Royal Sussex Crescent, Selmeston Road, Sevenoaks Road, South Avenue, Tutt’s Barn Lane, Victoria Road, Wordsworth Drive and Wharf Road.

Changes to disabled parking spaces are proposed for Calverley Road, Commercial Road, Dursley Road, Langney Road, Milfoil Drive, Old Orchard Road, Port Road, South Cliff, Westfield Road and Winchcombe Road.

Following requests from local residents it is proposed to provide more permit holder parking bays in Ashord Road, Ashford Square, Blackwater Road, Bourne Street, Cliff Road, Dursley Road, Hollywell Road, Meads Street, Southfields Road and Winchcombe Road.

Providing parking spaces for customers to local businesses, one hour free parking bays have been proposed in Enys Road, Langney Road and St Anne’s Road and in order to maintain traffic flow, changes to the two hour free parking bays have been proposed in Meads Street.

Changes are also planned to parking restrictions in Seaside Road, Compton Street, Firle Road, Meads Street, Seaside, Duke’s Drive, College Road, Hardwick Road, Matlock Road and Meads Street.

To see the proposed changes and take part in the consultation click here

The consultation finishes on Friday November 17.

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