Parking meters ‘driven visitors away’

PUBLISHED: 13:33 28 April 2011

29 empty spaces on part of seafront on Easter Sunday.

ON Easter Sunday afternoon, beautifully warm and sunny, I counted 29 empty parking spaces on Seaton seafront between Beach Road and the kiosk opposite Burrow Road (not the whole of the seafront).

This suggests to me that, for the sake of a few pounds collected via the parking meters from those who did park there, Devon County Council has successfully driven away many more.

On a lovely day at the weekend every space used to be taken.

P N Davies

Armada Close

Seaton


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Midweek Herald. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Midweek Herald