Photo: Sefton Parking department cash in
Minimum Southport parking charge to increase to £1.50
From Monday 6th June 2016 Sefton Council will increase the cost to park in Southport, drivers will have to pay for a minimum of an hour (£1.50).
Sefton Council has 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”
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