** BETTER USE OF CAR PARKS ** Local authorities that use publicly owned assets …
** BETTER USE OF CAR PARKS **
Local authorities that use publicly owned assets have a responsibility to make best use of them.
Local people will be well aware that the District Council car parks in Totton aremostly empty every day. The only motorists using them seem to be those with parking clocks.
The decision to treat Totton as though it is the same as every other Town or village in the New Forest has been a policy failure.
The Authority is receiving little in the way of income.
Local retailers are suffering because motorists will go elsewhere to shop, to places like Romsey or Shirley.
Residents are complaining because local roads are being used instead of the car parks.
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