Parking charges increase

PARKING charges will go up by two-thirds for short-term parking in Huntingdonshire from Wednesday, October 1. Some edge-of-town-centre charges will double. The new charges for short-stay car parks are 50p for an hour (from 30p), £1 for up to two hours (fr

PARKING charges will go up by two-thirds for short-term parking in Huntingdonshire from Wednesday, October 1. Some edge-of-town-centre charges will double.

The new charges for short-stay car parks are 50p for an hour (from 30p), £1 for up to two hours (from 60p), £2 for up to three hours and £3 for up to four hours. The long-stay car parks fee is 50p for up to one hour, £1 for up to two hours, £1.20 for up to three hours, £1.50 for up to four hours and £2 for up to 23 hours.

At Bridge Place, Godmanchester, and Riverside, Huntingdon, which were free until yesterday, it now costs 20p to park for up to an hour and 40p for up to two hours,

60p for up to three hours and 80p for up to four. It is £1.50 for a stay of up to 10 hours.


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Parking in those two car parks for more than 10 hours (up to 23 hours) will cost £4.80 on Mondays to Fridays.

The car park ticket machines at Riverside and Bridge Place trial payment by credit or debit card, once arrangements with the card companies are finalised.

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Some car parks, such as Mill Common in Huntingdon and Tan Yard in St Neots, which were long-stay until yesterday are now short-stay only.

INFORMATION: See: www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk

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