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Parking Permit Scheme Added To Three Town Centre Streets

Thursday September 27 2012



A PARKING permit scheme has been launched on three town centre streets to help solve what residents call a parking nightmare.

Western Street, Vernon Street and Victoria Street will now offer parking for permit holding residents only between 8am and 6pm from Monday to Saturday.

Permits for Western Street, Vernon Street and Victoria Street are the final stage of the council’s controlled residents’ parking scheme, and follows enforcement on residential streets around Barnsley Hospital and Honeywell.


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Reply Posted by eRM on Thursday September 27 2012 at 15:26
So what about places like Welbeck Street and Brierfield Close? They're even closer to the area and there's disabled people living round there and having issues even trying to get mobility vehicles around without having to go around the houses just to get to their front doors. Not to mention parking on the dropped kerbs and making it harder still!

Reply Posted by guesty mcguest on Thursday September 27 2012 at 15:32
its gonna get worse.

Reply Posted by jem on Thursday September 27 2012 at 15:57
What about agnes road its a rite night mare there i can never get parked onoutbside my own house

Reply Posted by tony on Thursday September 27 2012 at 16:03
what about kier street

Reply Posted by jo jo on Thursday September 27 2012 at 17:30
we need one in our street Brierfield close is a danger to walk ,drive invalid scooter or car on and when school times i dread it when people driving to drop kids off rush to work someone going to end up dead.

Reply Posted by Andy Clegg on Thursday September 27 2012 at 17:50
Let's put a congestion charge on ??

Reply Posted by mark on Friday September 28 2012 at 17:09
what about racecommon road grafton street and bradbury street people park there all the time even fridays and saturdays when its free parking in town takes the mick ecspecially when there disabled people or one of the old ladies had a heart attack and ambulance couldnt get up street

Reply Posted by angie on Sunday September 30 2012 at 15:35
what about beech street carnt park my car outside my house on match days and park rd is getting just as bad

Reply Posted by Sarah on Sunday September 30 2012 at 16:42
What about Dobie street sick off having to park at top off street to get parked.out side my own house all down to bookies y should i have to walk my kids down street with loads off shopping and they park on path so can't even get my double bugger past

Reply Posted by Hannah-Marie on Sunday September 30 2012 at 20:08
what about quarry street... ffs theres only 5 houses on this street and no where to park its daft

Reply Posted by Amy on Monday October 1 2012 at 10:35
What about Victoria cresent west?

Reply Posted by B* on Tuesday October 2 2012 at 10:55
Nicholas Street - Nightmare, especially with it being one way, if someone has whacked their car outside your house since 8am on your way back you have to find out then continue on to the end of the road come back and put a neighbour in your position because you can't park outside your home.

Reply Posted by c on Tuesday October 2 2012 at 14:46
Princess Street is a nightmare as well to park outside my house.

Reply Posted by anorack on Tuesday October 2 2012 at 17:24
Dobie Street is a joke. Especially one bloke with all his stupid cars and van that is in a right mess that he never moves. Parked so far on curb you can't even get past!