Posted: Mon 10th Aug 2020

Shoppers encouraged to take advantage of free parking in council-owned car parks in town

Wrexham.com for people living in or visiting the wrexham area

Shoppers and visitors to Wrexham town centre are being reminded of the free parking offer still available in all council-owned car parks.

The initiative has been in place since March, when the local authority suspended parking fees “to support those going about delivering critical services and doing essential food shopping”.

However in June executive board members unanimously backed plans to extend the free parking to the end of September in a bid to boost footfall and support local businesses as lockdown measures are lifted.

Visitors are asked to observe the time limits in force in the car parks to ensure popular car parks do not remain full all day.



Car parks that are free are:

Crescent Road
Guildhall
Library
Market Street
Tŷ Pawb

Cllr Terry Evans, Lead Member for Economic Development, said: “Wrexham has an excellent independent base of traders who deserve the support of people in Wrexham to help them move forward following the strict lockdown.

“They have gone to a lot of trouble to ensure the are able to open safely and we have also supported that work with town centre signage, a one way system on Bank Street and social distancing wardens. Please take advantage of the free parking offer in order to show your support for our traders.”

Leader of the Council, Cllr Mark Pritchard, added: “We have taken the decision to maintain free parking in our car parks in the town centre in order to support the wide variety of independent traders who are based here.”



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