A spokesperson for Kirklees Council said: "Fitzwilliam Street was not a public car park
it was used for parking council vehicles but is no longer required for this purpose.
Charges have already been introduced at the Shell car park
near Morrisons in Caernarfon.
Councillor Peter Monck, chair of Yarm Town Council, said: "This car park
is a welcome addition to the investment by Stockton Council into Yarm and will help to alleviate the parking issues in and around the town centre.
Welcoming the decision to lock the facility, Cllr Nick Small said: "The car park
was operating without planning permission and was an eyesore in one of the most prominent locations in the city centre.
Health Minister Edwin Poots welcomed the news saying: The new multi-story car park
is a key part of the Altnagelvin redevelopment programme.
Castle Farm Playing Fields Pavillion Car Park
(opposite Freeman Hospital) in High Heaton.
When I visited the hospital to take an appointment for my father - before finding a car park
200 metres away from the main building, in the overcrowded car-park - I saw a car with its left side parked on the road and its right on the pavement.
Charles Gillett, agent for The Gooch Estate, said: "Gallan Parking have proved to be excellent car park
operators and I have every confidence that they will continue to manage all our car parks
to the very highest standards.
The developer was required, as part of the land deal and planning permission, to enter into a Car Park
Management Agreement to run the store car park
as a short term pay-and-display car park
and to provide all net income to the council.
Land in the centre of town is prime real estate and the owner has every right to try and secure a maximum return if he decides to use it as a car park
Meanwhile Ballast Nedam will solve the hospital's acute parking problem by constructing a temporary car park
for 500 cars on a 'rental and buy-back' basis.
NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To meet the considerable need for parking at St Antonius Hospital in Nieuwegein, Ballast Nedam has been contracted by car park
operator Q-park to design and build a new above-ground car park
for 1450 cars.