Posted: Mon 11th Jan 2021

Updated: Tue 12th Jan

Car parks at Wrexham’s country parks closed due to numbers of people travelling “against current restrictions”

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This article is old - Published: Monday, Jan 11th, 2021

Car parks at country parks across the county borough have been closed due to the numbers of people travelling “against current restrictions.”

The decision by Wrexham Council was made in consultation with North Wales Police.

Over the weekend there were a number of complaints about the number of people travelling to Wrexham’s country parks, particularly about Alyn Waters in Llay.

Under the level four restrictions in place in Wales exercise should “start and finish from your home and you should exercise alone or with a member of your household or support bubble.”



In specific relation to exercise, the regulations say that no long journeys should be undertaken unless absolutely necessary

Cllr David A Bithell, Lead Member for Environment and Transport, said: “Following a weekend of high numbers using our car parks in the country parks we have taken the decision to close them.

“It’s not a decision that’s been taken lightly but due to the increasingly high numbers in Wrexham and across North East Wales it has become necessary to close the car parks to protect the public and to avoid taking up valuable police resources.

“They will be re-opened only when it is safe to do so. Please follow all the restrictions in place, including not to travel in order to exercise.”



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