New parking regime going to plan

A civil enforcement officer checks the cars parked in Alnwick Market Place. Picture by Jane Coltman

A civil enforcement officer checks the cars parked in Alnwick Market Place. Picture by Jane Coltman

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A new era in the long-running saga of Alnwick’s Market Place began on Monday as new parking regulations came into force.

The scheme, originally agreed in September 2012, is designed to end the chaos of cars parking wherever they want in the square while offering a compromise between vehicular and pedestrian use.

The new parking regime is now operating in Alnwick Market Place.
Picture Jane Coltman

The new parking regime is now operating in Alnwick Market Place. Picture Jane Coltman

And three days in, the regime, featuring marked car-parking spaces and loading bays, seems to be doing the trick.

 

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