Proposed changes to car parks across the borough from March 2019

Notice of proposal Cheshire East Borough Council (off-street parking places) (consolidated) order 2015 (variation no. 5) order 2019

This page contains details for the proposed changes to car parks across the borough from March 2019.

The Council hereby gives NOTICE in exercise of its powers under Section 35C of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and Regulation 25 of the Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996, of its intention to vary the current parking provisions and increase the tariff for the Pay and Display off-street car parks referred to in this Notice. The general effect of the Order is to vary the Cheshire East Borough Council (Off-Street Parking Places) (Consolidated) Order 2015 (as amended) as follows:

  1. To remove all reference to the Parking Place previously known as Manor Road Car Park, Manor Road, Nantwich.
  2. To remove all reference to the Parking Place known as Chester Road Car Park, Acton.
  3. To include in the Order the car parks: London Road, Holmes Chapel; Park Way, Holmes Chapel;Well Lane, Alsager; Fairview, Alsager; Station Road, Alsager; Fanny’s Croft, Alsager; Hawk Street, Sandbach; Crown Bank, Sandbach; Well Bank, Sandbach; Westfields, Sandbach; Chapel Street, Sandbach; Brookhouse, Sandbach; Sea Bank, Middlewich; Civic Way, Middlewich.
  4. To re-introduce charging on 3 car parks namely:
Hibel Road carpark charges
up to 1 hour1-2 hours2-3 hours3-4 hours4-6 hours6+ hours
£0.60 £1.10 £1.80 £2.60 £3.20 £3.40
Park Street, Congleton carpark charges
up to 2 hours2-4 hours4-8 hours 
£0.60 £1.10 £1.60
Thomas Street, Crewe (Long Stay) carpark charges
up to 1 hour1-2 hours2-4 hours4-10 hours
£0.80 £1.20 £2.20 £3.00
Thomas Street, Crewe (Short Stay) carpark charges
up to 1 hour1-2 hours2-4 hours
£0.80 £1.20 £2.20
  1. To amend the hours of charging and maximum waiting period at the Grosvenor Centre Car Park in Macclesfield to 8.30am to 6.00pm (Monday to Saturday). 
  2. To amend the maximum waiting period in the following Congleton car parks from 10 hours to 8 hours: Back Park Street; Chapel Street; West Street; Princess Street – 9am to 5pm
  3. To amend the charging hours to 3 hours maximum stay at Antrobus Street Car Park in Congleton with charges set at 2-3 hours £1.10.

  4. To amend the maximum waiting period at Princess Street, Congleton to a maximum period of 8 hours with charges set at 2-4 hours £1.10 and 4-8 hours £1.60.

  5. To increase the parking charges at car parks located close to train stations as follows:

Waters Green, Macclesfield
up to 1 hour1-2 hours2-3 hours3-4 hours4-6 hours6-10 hours3 month permit12 month permit
£0.70 £1.10 £2.20 £3.20 £4.00 £7.50 £400.00 £1525.00
Waters Green, Macclesfield
up to 1 hour1-2 hours2-3 hours3-4 hours4-6 hours6-10 hours2 days3 days
£0.70 £1.10 £2.20 £3.20 £4.00 £7.50 £15.00 £22.50
Gas Road, Macclesfield
up to 1 hour1-2 hours2-3 hours3-4 hours4-6 hours6-10 hours3 month permit12 month permit
£0.60 £1.10 £1.80 £2.60 £3.20 £7.50 £400.00 £1525.50
Broadway Meadow, Wilmslow
up to 1 hour1-2 hours2-3 hours3-4 hours4-6 hours6-10 hours2 days3 days4 days5 days3 month permit12 month permit
£0.60 £1.10 £1.80 £2.60 £3.20 £7.50 £15.00 £22.50 £30.00 £37.50 £400.00 £1525.50
Pedley Street, Crewe
up to 1 hour1-2 hours2-10 hours
£0.80 £1.20 £7.50
Railway Street, Crewe
1 day2 days3 days4 days5 days
£7.50 £15.00 £22.50 £30.00 £37.50
  1. To introduce the facility for “Virtual Permits” for use as an alternative method of displaying payment for a parking place

  2. To insert in Part ll (Designation and use of Parking places) as point 8 (vi): ‘where there are Parking Bay markings, in such a position that lies outside the Parking Bay markings. Areas outside the Parking Bay markings are considered restricted areas unavailable for parking.’

  3. To increase all hourly tariffs other than those detailed in these proposals by 10p and the quarterly and annual season tickets pro-rata

    It is also proposed to increase all contract parking permits/season tickets; to increase the charge for residents parking permits, parking dispensations, change of Vehicle Registration Mark (VRM) or loss of either a residents parking permit or contract parking permits/season tickets and to increase the charge for the lorry parking provision at Shaw Heath Lorry Park, Mobberley Road, Knutsford. Further details can be found in Appendix 1 within the deposited documents

The full details and the Council’s reasons for proposing the amendments and associated documents are available to be viewed during normal opening hours.at:

Customer Service Centre
Town Hall
Market Place
Macclesfield
SK10 1EA

Congleton Town Hall
High Street
Congleton
CW12 1BN 

Customer Centre
Delamere House
Delamere Street
Crewe

The proposed variation relates to the Cheshire East Borough Council (Off-Street Parking Places) (Consolidated) Order 2015 which came into effect on 26 October 2015 and as subsequently varied.

The proposed variations above are intended to come into force on 8 March 2019.

Any objection or other representation relating to the proposed Variation must be made in writing. All objections or representations must specify the grounds on which they are made. Objections and other representations should be sent, marked for the attention of the: 

Parking Services Manager
Cheshire East Council
Municipal Buildings
Earle Street
Crewe
Cheshire
CW1 2BJ 

or email to representations5@cheshireeast.gov.uk and titled “Variation to the Car Parks Order” to arrive no later than 19 December 2018

Director of Legal Services
Cheshire East Borough Council
16 November 2018