Christmas Parking and Bus Travel Offers

Reference Number: 0743
Department: Economic Growth
Date Added:
Last Updated:

Contact Officer Details

Name: Bill Westland
Email: Bill.Westland@darlington.gov.uk
Telephone: 01325 406306

Lead Scrutiny Committee and Chair:

Committee: Place scrutiny committee
Scrutiny Chair: Councillor Carson
Email: Bob.Carson@darlington.gov.uk
Lead Officer: Dawn Taylor
Lead Officer Email: Dawn.Taylor@darlington.gov.uk

Relevant Cabinet Members

Name Email Portfolio
Nick Wallis nick.wallis@darlington.gov.uk Leisure and Local Environment Portfolio

Description of Decision to be Taken:

To seek approval on proposals for seasonal parking and bus travel offers in the Town Centre, during the Christmas period, to support trading and update Members on the Feethams Development. The parking offers at Christmas support local retail trade and encourage both existing and new customers to shop in Darlington. The report proposes two parking offers to run from the Christmas Lights Switch On until 2 January 2018. The first is a third free hour in short stay car parks, and the second is a £2 all day offer in East Street Car Park.

Action: Approval
Date to be considered by Cabinet: 10 October 2017
Date to be considered by Council:
Deferred: No
Deferral History:

Reason for late inclusion:

In part the offer is in response to requests from retailers.

Added to the plan in accordance with:

General Exception Rule: No

Other Details

Affected Wards: All Wards.
Documents to be submitted: Report
Proposed Consultees: Retailers and Arriva
Consultation Method: