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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Let's hear your views on residents' parking scheme

Consultation on scheme for part of Hinckley

Parked cars

The county council is making a fresh bid to seek people’s views on a proposed residents’ parking scheme in some parts of Hinckley.

The council says the scheme addresses long-held concerns voiced by local residents over the lack of designated parking spaces.

Plans have been developed which, if agreed, will enable residents with a valid permit to park within a proposed parking zone.

The proposals were initially announced last year, but there was a low response rate which didn’t give the council a clear indication on whether there is support for the scheme or not.

The council has now decided to contact residents, who did not send in responses the first time around, to seek their views.

Letters have been delivered to people in properties who didn’t respond  to a formal consultation in September 2020.

The  proposed permit zone includes Hill Street, Hurst Road, Mount Road, Orchard Street, Priesthills Road, Princess Road, Queens Road, Springfield Road, The Lawns, Thornfield Way and Thornycroft Road.

This will be the final occasion on which we consult on the proposed residents parking scheme so I would encourage people to get in touch so we can fully understand their views before deciding on the next steps

Responses can be provided by completing an online form on the traffic management schemes in Hinckley and Bosworth section of the www.leicestershire.gov.uk/tro-consultations website, where members of the public can also find plans outlining the proposed residents parking zone. People can also email parkingmanagement@leics.gov.uk

Should any further questions remain, or if there are requests for additional or larger copies of the consultation plans, you can also contact the county council at the above email address.

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