Bognor parking fees set to rise

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Residents of Bognor town centre will soon have to pay more to park on their road.

From April 3, West Sussex County Council is introducing new charges for permit holders.

People who live in roads like Aldwick Road, Belmont Street, Clarence Road and The Esplanade will see their resident permit fee rise from £41 to £43.

Second resident permits are going up £3 to £83, while non-resident permits are rising £10 to £260.

Visitors will have to pay 10p more a day to park, rising to £1.50, or £7.30 a week.

Carers permits are going up £1 to £21, while traders permits are rising £8 to £208.

The changes also affect residents of Gloucester Road, Lennox Street, London Road, Lyon Street, Queensway, Sudley Road, Walton Avenue, Walton Road and Waterloo Square.

From May 1, on-street pay and display parking in the town centre is due for a slight rise, from 90p an hour to £1.

Parking in Marine Drive West is also going up to 55p an hour from 50p.

Arun District Council is also raising the price of parking along three Bognor roads from May 1.

Parking over four hours on Culver Road will go from £7 to £7.40.

To park for up to four hours on Rock Gardens will now cost £3.20, up 20p, while an over two-hour stay on Gloucester Road will rise from £7 to £7.40.

Bognor town councillors discussed Arun’s parking rises on Tuesday and submitted no comment.