'Council needs to make Chesterfield more car-friendly and free up all the car parks'

Your columnist got it spot on recently by saying free parking would make a huge difference to Chesterfield.

By John Chambers
Thursday, 21st April 2022, 3:00 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd April 2022, 1:40 pm

The council needs to think big and proclaim that the town is ‘car-friendly’, then watch the crowds pour into the town.

Forget all these airy fairy schemes for cycleways and walking tracks, just free up all the car parks. They also need to remove yellow lines and create as much on- street parking as possible, and do whatever it takes to make Ravenside (Curry’s) open to the town, together with all the other car parks.

This is the 21st century – people expect to use their cars, electric, petrol or whatever.

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Remove yellow lines and create as much on-street parking as possible, writes reader John Chambers.

John Chambers


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