Cromford parking restriction petition ignored

Derbyshire County Council have ignored requests from Cromford residents to implement parking restrictions on a cul-de-sac in the village.

Wednesday, 17th April 2013, 11:44 am
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Residents on Tor View Rise, Cromford, had petitioned for restrictions in the wake of vans parking at the junction.

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Residents claimed that the vans blocked visibility for motorists and pedestrians and created problems with refuse collection.

But at a meeting of the Highways and Transport Committee today, the authority decided that “no further action be taken” as no injuries had been recorded.

The authority also stated that, while they had observed vans parking, they were “not committing any offence”.