Butthat plan was thrown out last month, and now the company has decided to shut the car park
CARDIFF council wants to more than treble the cost of parking at some of its car parks
around the city.
"Also, many council staff have moved into our Ellesmere Port offices in recent months and this free car park
will encourage them to park further away, freeing up town centre parking spaces for residents.
Halesowen's Pool Road car park
was also found to be in need of renovation work, with work expected to last months after starting previously.
During that period, the council brought in PS11,362,611.98 gross income from 24 paid-for car parks
, butthe net figure drops to PS9,468,843.40 after maintenance and operation costs.
And commuters using the two council-owned car parks
near Crewe Station on Railway Street and Pedley Street will see the charges go up a massive 66%, from 4.50 for the day to [pounds sterling]7.50.
"One garage told me they are getting two or three people coming in with scrapes in that car park
The new car park
, over nine floors, will have space for 1,450 cars.
We've got to keep them here though and we won't be able to without a car park
The PS1 hike is part of a major price review which will see tariff increases across all of the airport's fee-paying car parks
All other parking restrictions on-street and in the car parks
will remain in place during these times.
Green Lane car park
, Holy Island - Coaches and Blue Badge holder parking only (Blue Badge free of charge).