Transport - Parking Policy Review

Westminster City Council is now going out to formal consultation in relation to its parking policy.

Since the existing policy was put in place some 11 years ago significant changes have taken place in relation to transport within the City.  These include the introduction of the congestion charge, the increase in Pedicabs, licensing of some minicabs and the introduction of the Mayor’s bike scheme, electric car charging stations and a huge increase in investment in public transport.

The objective of the parking review is to see whether measures need to be taken in order to ensure that traffic within the City is properly managed.

Some neighbouring boroughs have different arrangements in relation to controlled hours for parking and its enforcement.

The review may look at ways to free up kerbside space for other users at certain times of the day which could in turn could lead to the provisions of new and innovative public transport solutions such as night coaches to help disperse people from the West End and particularly from the night time economy as the underground stops comparatively early to allow engineering works to take place during the night. 

Westminster would be interested to hear your views on this parking review. You can see the reviews at and also by clicking here. Please make your comments.

This is a matter which will really affect the West End and the more comments that are made the more the views of those living and working in the West End can be included.

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