parking restrictions in Burnham town centre welcomed by firms
in Burnham-On-Sea town centre have welcomed changes to parking restrictions
introduced over the past month.
and unloading is no longer allowed along a busy section of College
Street, between the junctions of Victoria Street and the High Street.
new restriction - shown by short yellow stripes at regular intervals
along the kerb - is aimed at improving traffic flow and reducing
congestion at busy times.
those welcoming the change is Julian Frost at Abbott and Frost estate
agents in College Street.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Parking and unloading has been a
big problem along this stretch of road for many years, so I welcome
been dangerous for pedestrians and other road users when vehicles
park along the kerb. Also, it's annoying for staff when our vehicles
parked outside our premises get blocked in."
nearby resident said the changes are "positive" in keeping
traffic flowing along a busy stretch of the town centre.
she told Burnham-On-Sea.com that more needs to be done to create
extra disabled parking spaces in the town centre, which she claims
are "woefully inadequate."
new car parking bays have also been introduced outside the former
job centre in The High Street, as pictured above, where parking
is now allowed for one hour between Mondays-Saturdays 8am-6pm, in
line with most of the town centre.