New Car Parking Strategy for Aylesbury approved
Improvements to Aylesbury’s car parks have taken a step forward.
Aylesbury Vale District Council approved a new Car Parking Strategy at a meeting last night (24th Oct).
The strategy includes recommendations for the upgrading of payment facilities, regular reviews of parking charges, and making changes to ensure that AVDC car parks in Aylesbury are safe, secure and welcoming for drivers and pedestrians.
Additionally, the strategy suggests several parking pilots, such as introducing free spaces in the town centre and car-free days.
The names of car parks will also be reviewed, to see if new names could make finding the car parks easier and more logical for residents and visitors.
Councillor Julie Ward, Cabinet Member for Civic Amenities, commented:
“I’m delighted the Car Parking Strategy has been approved by our Full Council.
“While the strategy covers a five-year period, we can now take the first steps towards improving AVDC car parks and the visitor experience.
“One way we’ll look at doing this, is by introducing contactless payments.
“We’re also going to review the opening hours of our car parks, to see if these need amending to match current and future demand.
“The strategy also recommends that we work with other parking providers, and I’m pleased to say this is already underway with Buckinghamshire County Council.”