Video: Residents’ parking costs in Waltham Abbey Town Centre – question to Epping Forest District Council

At the Epping Forest District Council Meeting on 5th November 2019, I asked Cllr Alan Lion, the Strategic Review portfolio holder, about residents’ parking costs in Waltham Abbey.

Residents have approached me directly about the cost of annual permits for our public car parks, and I believe that the cost is contributing to the constant problem of pavement parking.

I’d rather people used public transport but until that’s more affordable, reliable and practical we need to accept that cars are the only viable transport option for a lot of residents.