Axminster carpark charges 'too high'

CAR parking in Axminster is unaffordable for residents, according to a town councillor.

CAR parking in Axminster is unaffordable for residents, according to a town councillor.

Cllr Sue Spiller said during the monthly meeting: "People live and work in Axminster who say they don't park in Axminster unless they have to because the charges are so high."

The remarks came following a report on a meeting with East Devon District Council about car parking.

Axminster was reported to make a �14,000 profit from parking in the town.


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