Since the parking charges were introduced, my wife and I do our shopping away from the town centre – purely to avoid parking charges.
Whilst I am in favour of parking restrictions adjacent to the Framfield Way shops, the proposals for Burton Road and Pococks Road would appear to be nothing short of a vindictive attack on workers at the DGH. There appears to be no operational reason for the restrictions to be put in place. Provided that the car is legally parked I see no reason for further action.
The parking review has, as at September 30, cost £422,800 with over a quarter of a million pounds spent on consultants and yet more costs will be incurred before the changes are advertised and put in place.
Obviously money isn’t tight at ESCC!
ALAN REED, Yieldings Close.