News: Car parking charges will increase in NFDC’s 51 car parks from January 2018
Colin Read, Operations Executive Head, said “It was back in 2012 when we last put up car parking charges.
The hourly rate we charge in our car parks remains competitively priced compared with private car parks and other local authority charges and the price to park in our car parks is still one of the lowest in Hampshire and Dorset.
“The decision to increase charges is always a difficult one but faced with a continuing decrease in funding, and rising costs to provide the service, we needed to look carefully at these prices.”
An example of the charges are:
1 hour – £1 (was 80p)
Short stay parking clock (annual pass) £25 (was £20)
More background to the decision can be found at: https://democracy.newforest.gov.uk/ieDecisionDetails.aspx?id=498&LLL=0
We have successfully changed our business model to free entry, and it’s exciting times for the Trust leading up to a major redevelopment.
New Forest District Council is supporting Armed Forces Day by flying the flag to honour the Armed Forces community
On Monday 24 June, NFDC Vice Chairman Cllr Derek Tipp raised the Armed Forces Day flag outside the council’s main offices at Appletree Court in Lyndhurst.