“It seems an inept UKIP Rotherham councillor doesn’t know what has been voted for regarding the plans approved today to enable Tescos to provide 3 hours free parking, but with the condition that shoppers who use the car park wanting to park more than 30mins would have to spend £5 in the store and register their vehicle.
In one of his Facebook and Twitter post the Brinsworth and Catcliffe ward councillor says “You can park in Rotherhsm for Free for 3 hours (TESCO)” he goes on to say ” Every town centre needs to be free for 3 hours as part of the Master plan”
He doesn’t say anything about the 30mins free rule and the £5 spending in store.
Which will result in a £70 fine if not.
Are not councillors supposed to give correct information.
When approval was given back in 2012 the recommendation was based on an approved parking plan which offered 2 hours free.
Today the planning board members voted for the change in the parking plan and agreed to the new 30mins free parking with up to 3hours when £5 Is spent in the store.
When parking in Tescos it will now cost you £5 in store after 30mins up to an 3 hours.
Objections from the council’s regeneration arm, Rido which is responsible for the town centre and nearby markets warned that the proposed parking restrictions will have a negative effect on footfall.”