The petition requested that an available grassed area be
replaced to provide essential access and sufficient parking for
residents, family members, care staff and emergency vehicles.
The petition was referred to Andy Tatt, Network Management Group
Manager for consideration.
Response to the Petition
The petition has been considered and the following response
"The area of grass in question which is adopted highway is a
relatively small half moon shaped area with a telegraph pole in the
centre and services running through (utility cover evidence) and as
such would only be capable of acommodating in the region of 8 cars
maximum. As an estimate and depending on depths of services
to lower/transfer this would cost in the region of £25K.
Planning guidance would also be sought, given the change of use
from public open space to parking.
Unfortunately we do not have the funds to acccomodate this
request. The relatively small area is not ideal to work with,
however when I visited in mid-afternoon there was no parking
problem on street, I can imagine that the evening may well be a
There has been in recent years additional parking provided
through PCC/Cross Keys to the rear of these properties which has
improved the situation"