Triangle / North Milton Road parking updates

Further to the work I've done with residents (including 3 meetings, 2 complete letter drops of the estate and a survey) I'm pleased to announce there is progress on the proposals for parking restrictions that Labour Councillors were keen to push through. I hope residents agree that I have ensured that they've been listened to and have worked with them to achieve a sensible way forward.  

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Fen Road Problems Update

Residents will have seen a number of serious issues around Fen Road in the last 2 months.  Councillor Manning is trying to work with residents and authorities to put a plan in place to improve things.

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Chesterton Triangle area parking survey live

After correcting mistakes in the process around parking controls North of Milton Road, the North team are turning their attention to checking residents in the triangle area know what could be facing them.  The survey is here:  

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Anger as Labour Councillors support 88% increase in visitor parking charge

There has been an angry reaction to Labour councillors’ support for the county council’s proposed 88% price increase on visitor parking permits used within Cambridge’s 16 residents’ parking zones. The council expects to issue around 130,000 of these permits next year.   At the Cambridge Joint Area Committee yesterday (Tuesday 24th October), five Labour councillors spoke in support of the county council’s proposals to increase the charge from £1.60 to £3. The move was opposed by all four Liberal Democrat committee members. 

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88% parking charge increase is outrageous, say Cambridge Lib Dems

Lib Dem councillors have slammed county council plans for an 88% price increase on visitor parking permits within Cambridge’s 16 existing controlled parking zones.   Residents living within these zones can purchase day permits for their visitors, currently at a cost of £1.60 per day. This figure is set to rise to £3 (or £15 for 5). Figures released by the council show they expect to issue around 130,000 of these day permits next year, producing an extra £120,000 compared with the current year.

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North of Milton Road Parking Survey live

Letters are going out via volunteers to all streets in Chesterton North of Milton Road so residents have another opportunity to give me a steer on how to respond to the City Deal resident parking plans.

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