Keep Ashtead Meter Free

By Lauren Everitt Lauren.Everitt@EssnMedia.co.uk TOWNS and villages are standing united in their campaign against new charges for on-street parking. Surrey County Council wants to introduce meters for short-term parking spaces at ten locations across Mole Valley by November. But more than 1,800 people have already signed a county-wide petition against the plans. District Councillor Caroline Salmon, [...]

By Sam Blackledge Sam.Blackledge@Essnmedia.Co.Uk CHARGING for on-street parking in Ashtead would drive shoppers out of the village, according to campaigners. Last month the Advertiser reported on county council proposals to introduce pay and display machines on ten streets in Mole Valley. About 3,500 short term spaces have been identified, including 60 in Ashtead, which could [...]

PARKING METERS IN ASHTEAD Did you know that Surrey County Council are planning to introduce approximately 60 parking meters in Ashtead at £1 an hour in The Street, Craddocks' Parade and Lower Rectory Lane? The decision will be made this December with implementation in February 2012. All our Ashtead Councillors, Independents and Conservatives, and The [...]