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Decision details

Town Centre Parking - Town Centre Car Parking - Additional Two Hours Free Parking on Saturdays

Decision Maker: Delegated Officer Decisions - Regeneration & Environment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No








Date of Decision:


4 January 2018

Decision Maker:

(Including Job Title)


Damien Wilson

Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

Specific Delegation:

(If any)


Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Brief Description of Decision:



To permit two hours free parking at the expiration of two hours purchased parking in the following Council car parks on Saturdays:-


  • Wellgate Multi-Storey
  • Riverside (off Corporation Street)
  • Drummond Street
  • Clifton Hall
  • Scala


The Cabinet Member for Jobs and the Local Economy and Commissioner Kenny have been consulted and support the decision.


Reasons for the Decision:



To support economic growth in the Town Centre

Details of alternative options considered and rejected:


The alternative would be to take no action. This has been rejected as it would not support anticipated economic growth through town centre customers staying in the town longer and potentially supporting more businesses.

Where the decision is made under a specific delegation from a decision making body, the names of any member of the relevant body who declared a conflict of interest in relation to the decision and name of the body granting the specific delegation and the date when it did so:



Background Papers:

The minute of 13 March 2017 Cabinet and Commissioners’ Decision Meeting details that, subject to the approval of the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment or the appropriate Assistant Director within Regeneration and Environment, officers be given flexibility to introduce promotional discounts and negotiate individual charges to meet the needs of the business.


Reports or parts of reports considered


Report to Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment (4 January 2018) – Town Centre Car parking - Two additional hours free on Saturdays


I certify that this is a true record of the executive decision to authorise two hours free parking over and above a two hour session purchased in the following Council operated off-street car parks on Saturdays:-


·   Clifton Hall

·   Drummond Street

·   Riverside (off Corporation Street)

·   Scala

·   Wellgate multi storey

Signed by the Decision Maker                                     Dated 04/01/2018


Name Damien Wilson                                                        

Job Title: Strategic Director Regeneration and Environment



Publication date: 04/01/2018

Date of decision: 04/01/2018

Decided at meeting: 04/01/2018 - Delegated Officer Decisions - Regeneration & Environment

Accompanying Documents: