Parking in Southport now a minimum of £1.50 June 6th, 2016 webteam Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Council officials cover up The Promenade car park price sign Minimum Southport parking charge to increase to £1.50 From today, Monday 6th June 2016 Sefton Council has increase the cost to park in Southport, drivers will have to pay for a minimum of an hour (£1.50). Sefton Council officials were today at the car park on The Promenade covering up the price sign. Sefton Council scrapped the half hour parking (70p) with drivers now having to pay a minimum 1 hour’s parking charge if they want to call into a shop. Sefton Council hope that this will bring in an extra £547,000 from motorists this year. Local resident George Carter said: “This is going to hit the small independent shops the hardest, free out of town parking at places such as Kew estate is much better – Sefton Council is turning the screw on Southport’s coffin” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!