Free Parking In Run-Up To Christmas Returns For 11th Year

Free Parking In Run-Up To Christmas Returns For 11th Year
Free Parking In Run-Up To Returns For 11th Year

Free parking across all council-operated car parks in the East Riding will come into force this weekend.

For the 11th year, will suspend parking charges.

This will apply to all council on-street parking bays and off-street car parks for the four weekends in the run-up to in a bid to boost trade and visitor numbers to towns.

This year, parking charges in the council’s on-street and off-street parking locations will be suspended on the following weekends:

30 November and Sunday, 1 December
7 December and Sunday, 8 December
14 December and Sunday, 15 December
21 December and Sunday, 22 December.

The free parking period will be between 8am on Saturday until 8am on Monday. They say that pay and display machines will be clearly marked to let people know there will be no charge.

Whilst parking charges are suspended, motorists are advised that normal parking rules still apply, such as those around disabled parking bays, maximum stays and controlled parking zones (CPZ).

Ian Burnett, head of the asset strategy at , said;

“This is certainly a very popular scheme and one which has been extended for the next three years.

Free Parking Will Be In Place For Small Saturday

is a key trading time for our local high streets and free parking brings people into our town centres to help support local businesses and brings residents and visitors to the area.”

Free parking will also be in place for Small Saturday, which is now in its seventh year and will take place on Saturday, 7 December.

Small Saturday is an annual event which aims to promote high streets and small across the UK. 

This year, firm FitfordogsUK has been named as one of 100 businesses who showcase the date. As a result of being selected, they are just one of  100 firms throughout the UK to earn this honour.



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  1. Under Humberside CC it was free parking all the time.The policy of ERCC has blocked streets and ment residents can no longer park near their homes during the day because of this money making policy of the last 25 years.

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