The Atkinson freeway

The busiest road in Southport today isn’t Lord Street or Eastbank Street – it’s right outside the Atkinson.

All day long delivery vans, trucks and even opportunistic shoppers have been driving into the pedestrianised zone – by lunchtime there were no spaces for any extra vehicles!

As well as being a pedestrianised zone, there is plenty of delivery room on Sharrock Street, so why do drivers still abuse the rules and obstruct the public right if way?

Shoppers have been dodging cars and vans all day.