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Free festive parking

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Christmas shoppers and visitors to festive events across East Suffolk can enjoy free parking in council-owned car parks on selected dates.

To coincide with Christmas lights ‘switch ons’ and other festive events across the district over the coming weeks, East Suffolk Council is offering free parking in council-owned car parks at selected times on the following dates:

Aldeburgh

  • Christmas Lights switch on - Saturday 7 December (10am – 6pm)

Beccles – all council-owned car parks

  • Christmas Lights switch on - Friday 29 November (4-6pm)
  • Saturday 14 December (2-5pm)
  • Saturday 21 December (2-5pm)

Bungay - all council-owned car parks

  • Friday 20 December (11am-2pm)
  • Saturday 21 December (11am-2pm)
  • Tuesday 24 December (10am-12pm)

Felixstowe – Highfield Road, Crescent Road and Ranelagh Road car parks

  • Christmas Lights switch on - Saturday 30 November (2-6pm)
  • Friday 20 December (10am-2pm) to support the opening of the ice rink

Halesworth - all council-owned car parks

  • Christmas Lights switch on - Saturday 23 November (2-6pm)
  • Saturday 21st December 9am - 1pm

Leiston – Sizewell Road and High Street car parks

  • Christmas Fair - Saturday 30 November (10am-2pm)
  • Christmas shopping – Saturday 21 December (12-4pm)

Lowestoft – all council-owned car parks north of the Bascule Bridge, plus Clifton Road and Belvedere Road car parks

  • Saturday 7 December (10am – 6pm)

Oulton Broad - Nicholas Everitt and Boulevard car parks

  • Carol Concert - Sunday 1 December (10am – 6pm)

Wickham Market - The Hill long and short stay car parks

  • Friday 20 December (2-6pm)
  • Tuesday 24 December (2-6pm)

Woodbridge - Hamblin Road car park

  • Saturday 14 December (12pm - 4pm)
  • Saturday 21 December  (12pm - 4pm)

Southwold - Ferry Road car park

  • Christmas Lights switch on - Saturday 30 November (2-6pm)

A spokesperson for East Suffolk Council said:

“We are pleased to be offering free parking at council-owned car parks during the festive period, as part of a special programme agreed with the respective Town Councils across East Suffolk.”

Signs will be in place on the tariff boards within each car park advising visitors of the free parking offer.