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Monday, 20 November 2017

Kingston Council implements new Sunday charging policy for car park in New Malden


Shocked drivers who usually use the Council run car park at The Malden Centre were dismayed to find they'd had tickets slapped on their cars yesterday.

The car park has always been free to use on a Sunday.

One man, Alec Reeves, who decided not to park there after seeing another driver get a ticket told us;

"I use this car park most Sundays. The main signage hasn't changed. It still implies parking is free on a Sunday. I'm told there is apparently a small sign on the parking metre, but that is useless because people aren't expecting to pay on a Sunday. It's very sneaky and once again putting the high street in jeopardy".

No one was available for comment when we contacted the council yesterday, but it was decided at a council budget meeting in February, that all borough car parks would have a night time rate of £1.50 and there would also be a charge on a Sunday.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 12:20 pm  

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