Town Centre Car Park Management
Decision maker: Executive Board
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is subject to call in?: Yes
That the Head of Environment and Planning in consultation with the Lead Member for Environment and Transport be authorised to introduce revised car parking charges from 1 January 2018, subject to statutory consultation and necessary arrangements, an amended Off Street Parking Order for the town centre car parks:
a) A 1-3 hour parking tariff of £1.80, Monday to Sunday across all
WCBC-operated town centre car parks.
b) A reduction in the all-day charge to £3.00, Monday to Friday in
Waterworld/Crown Buildings together with a reduction from £350
to £300 for a six month parking permit.
c) An increase in the all-day charge to £2.00, Monday to Sunday in
Crescent Road together with an increase from £168 to £200 for a
six month parking permit.
d) Removal of the ‘free after three’ provision in Crescent Road and
Ty Pawb (formerly People’s Market car park) with charges
extending until 18:00 hours and an introduction of an evening
charge of £1.00 from 18:00 hours through to 24:00 hours.
e) An increase in the 0-1 hour parking tariff to £1.00, together with an increase in the-all day charge to £2.50 in Ty Pawb (formerly
Peoples Market car park).
Reasons for decisions
(i) To ensure a tariff and charging structure is in place that reflects the demands for parking in the town centre for the benefit of residents, visitors and local businesses.
(ii) To ensure that all statutory and operational matters are dealt with in a proactive and timely manner.
Publication date: 25/10/2017
Date of decision: 24/10/2017
Decided at meeting: 24/10/2017 - Executive Board
Effective from: 02/11/2017