Work starts to ease parking problems in Stamford
More spaces are being provided to help cope with demand in Stamford’s busy car parks.
South Kesteven District Council has this week started work on new layouts in three of the town’s public car parks to provide an extra 36 spaces.
There will be 19 more at Wharf Road; 11 more at the Cattle Market car park; four more at Scotgate and two at North Street.
There is no change at Bath Row or St Leonard’s Street car parks, meaning the total number of spaces in the town will rise from 812 to 848.
The size of individual parking spaces will remain the same and there will be no impact on disabled parking.
SKDC’s cabinet member for visitor and retail economy, Coun Nick Robins (Con), said: “We looked at available parking spaces in Stamford with a view to providing a few more without causing disruption.
“The size of the parking bays will remain the same and it will be no more difficult to get in and out of a parked vehicle than it is now.
“We are trying to help ease parking problems.”