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Free parking on Christmas Eve

Posted by Waveney District Council on 14 December 2017 | Comments

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In a move to help boost local businesses in the district and create a real Christmas Eve buzz, Waveney District Council has announced that parking will be completely free all day in ALL council-owned and managed car parks on Christmas Eve.

The Council is committed to supporting local businesses of all sizes and December 24th can often be quieter day for trading – particularly as it falls on a Sunday this year. Therefore Waveney will remove charges for the whole day in the hope that people will take advantage of some last minute opportunities ahead of the big day.

Cllr Graham Catchpole, Waveney’s Cabinet Member for Operations and Facilities believes the decision makes a huge amount of sense and will hopefully provide an extra boost for shops, cafes and restaurants.

He said: “We are entirely committed to boosting economic opportunities in Waveney and our businesses, no matter how large or small, really deserve support from local people. I hope that this offer makes Christmas Eve a special day for our hard working traders.”

Free parking will be available in the following car parks:

BECCLES
Blythburgate
Hungate
Newgate

BUNGAY 
Priory Lane
Scales Street
Wharton Street

HALESWORTH
Angel Lane North
Angel Lane South
Post Office
Thoroughfare Short Stay
Thoroughfare Long Stay
Station Road

LOWESTOFT
Adrian Road
Alexandra Road
Belvedere Road
Britten Centre
Clapham Road
Claremont Pier
Clifton Road
Kirkley Cliff
Pakefield Road
Pakefield Street
Regent Road
Royal Green
St Peters Street
Tennyson Road
Whapload Road

OULTON BROAD
Boulevard
Nicholas Everitt

SOUTHWOLD
Pier
Harbour
Ferry Road