Archive for Tag: parking

  • At night Much Wenlock’s streets are full and the car parks are nearly empty*

    Shropshire Council’s consultation setting out its car parking proposals is divided into four parts. The second one deals with the tariff framework for: Weekly tickets Season tickets Residents’ off-street permits Coach & HGV parking Probably the most interesting aspect of the second consultation is the proposal to make residents’ off-street car parking permits available in Much…

  • Will increased charges make under-used car parks in Much Wenlock more popular?*

    I don’t think so. Shropshire Council’s consultation setting out its car parking proposals is divided into four parts. The first one deals with: Linear charging Pricing bands Unrestricted parking Evening parking Loading bays “Pop & Shop” parking, and Raven Meadows opening hours I mentioned the impact of linear charging in my first article on this consultation.…

  • Car parking proposed charges – bad news for Much Wenlock?*

    Much Wenlock is a charming town, loved by residents and visitors alike. But, like many such places, the motor car is a blessing and a curse. With limited public transport available, cars and coaches are the principal means of visiting the town. Before the development of Telford new town and the growth of commuting to…

  • Waiting restrictions in Much Wenlock (2)

    The recent consultation about parking restrictions, and loading and Blue Badge bays, attracted several comments. Some were supportive and a number provided constructive comments about how the proposals might be improved. With that in mind, some of the proposals are to be amended and further consultation will take place – probably during August. Look out…

  • Waiting restrictions in Much Wenlock

    There has been a lot of discussion about how best to manage on-street parking in Much Wenlock. With 120-plus car park spaces and a Pop & Shop scheme that enables shoppers to park in our four Shropshire Council car parks for fifteen minutes free of charge, there shouldn’t be a problem. Nonetheless, there have been…

  • Parking in Much Wenlock

    Many Much Wenlock businesses will be relying on the Christmas trade in order to thrive. They are working hard to make a success of the festive season, with many shops opening late on Thursday until Christmas. Remember that you can ‘Pop and Shop’ by parking free for a maximum of fifteen minutes in the car…