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Changes to various Shropshire car parks-Consultation opens 5th February

On Wednesday 5th February, Shropshire Council will open a consultation around their proposed changes to various car parks in Shropshire.

The reasons behind this consultation are as follows:

1.    To assist with the excessive demand for season tickets in some popular car parks, the specified maximum number of resident permit and season ticket thresholds will be combined to give an overall maximum threshold for each car park where such permits and tickets are available.

2.    Minor changes to the operating procedures of the Raven Meadows multi-storey car park in Shrewsbury.

Shropshire Council is proposing the following:

THE SHROPSHIRE COUNCIL (OFF-STREET PARKING PLACES) ORDER 2011 (AMENDMENT NO. ) ORDER

Shropshire Council proposes to make the following amendments to its off-street parking places order:

1/ To assist with the excessive demand for season tickets in some popular car parks, the specified maximum number of resident permit and season ticket thresholds will be combined to give an overall maximum threshold for each car park where such permits and tickets are available, as set out in Schedule 1 to this notice.

2/ The following changes will be made to the operating procedures of the Raven Meadows multi-storey car park in Shrewsbury (see Schedule 2 to this notice):

  • a/ The Monday to Saturday evening/overnight charging period will be brought forward by two hours so that it will now apply between 6pm and 8am;
  • b/ The charging cap for the Monday to Saturday evening/overnight period will be reduced from three hours to two hours.

Full details of these proposals are in the deposited documents which may be examined during usual office opening hours at The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, or at Shrewsbury Library, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury.

Car Parks this Consultation relates to:

SCHEDULE 1 Residents Permits and Season Tickets allocation         

Town

Name of Parking Place

Total Resident and Season Permits Per Parking Place

Bridgnorth

Innage Lane Car Park (HGV and Coach Park) (Pay and Display)

79

Severn Street Car Park (HGV and Coach Park) (Pay and Display)

50

Riverside West Elevated  Car Park

8

Church Stretton

Easthope Road Car Park
(Pay and Display)

56

Crossways HGV, Coach, and Car Park

10

Ellesmere

Cross Street Car Park
 (Pay and Display)

44

Talbot Street Car Park
(Pay and Display)

18

Spar Bridge Car Park
 (Pay and Display)

12

Ludlow

Galdeford Zone A Car Park
(Pay and Display)

51

Galdeford Zone B Car Park
(Pay and Display)

106

Smithfield Car Park (HGV and Coach Park) (Pay and Display)

52

Market Drayton

Frogmore Road Car Park
(Pay and Display)

29

Queen Street Car Park
 (Pay and Display)

51

Towers Lawn 1 Car Park
(Pay and Display)

68

Towers Lawn 2 Car Park
(Pay and Display)

35

Much Wenlock

Back Lane Car Park
 (Pay and Display)

3

St Mary’s Lane Car Park
(Pay and Display)

19

Falcons Court Car Park
(Pay and Display)

19

New Road Car Park
(Pay and Display)

10

Oswestry

Beatrice Street Car Park
(Pay and Display)

30

Oswald Road Car Park (HGV and Coach Park) (Pay and Display)

17

Oak Street Car Park
(Pay and Display)

103

Prees Heath

Prees Heath Car Park (HGV and Coach Park) (Pay and Display)

10

Shrewsbury  

Applies to more than one off street scheme*

Frankwell Main Car Park
(Pay and Display)*

203

Shrewsbury  

Applies to more than one off street scheme*

Abbey Foregate Car Park, HGV and Coach Park
(Pay and Display)*

136

Shrewsbury  

Applies to more than one off street scheme*

St Julian’s Friars Car Park
(Pay and Display)*

53

Wem

High Street Car Park
(Pay and Display)

120

Leek Street Car Park
 (Pay and Display)

4

Mill Street Car Park
 (Pay and Display)

15

Whitchurch

Castle Hill Car Park
(Pay and Display)

14

Pepper Street Car Park
(Pay and Display)

8

Newtown Car Park
(Pay and Display)

28

St John’s Street Car Park
 (Pay and Display)

18

Brownlow Street Car Park
(Pay and Display)

15

SCHEDULE 2

Table 2 – Band 2 – Raven Meadows multi-storey Car Park Charging Period

 
 

Charging Period

 

Band Level
(as per Schedule 1)

8am – 6pm
Monday to Saturday (except Bank and Public Holidays)

6pm – 8am next day Monday to Saturday (except Bank and Public Holidays)

Sundays, Bank and Public Holiday

Capping Level

Band 2

Charge Applies -
(8am to midnight – 8 hour charging cap applies)

Charge Applies -  
  (2 hour charging cap applies)

Charge applies

As specified under Charging Period

How to get involved with this consultation:

If you wish to raise an objection, express support or make any other comments about these proposals please send an e-mail to: [email protected] by 26 February 2020. You may also ring 0345 678 9006 for more information.

Please note that, for legal reasons, objections must be made in writing or by email, and should state the grounds on which the objection is made. Objections cannot be accepted over the phone.

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