Progress on car parking in Cranleigh

It’s just possible that a car parking revolution will reach Cranleigh soon.

Cranleigh Chamber of Commerce has taken the lead with Waverley Borough Council and Cale BriParc to investigate the installation of new technology.

The current pay-and-display system has been criticised by shoppers who have to hurry back to beat the expiry time of their ticket. The new parking system supported by the Chamber of Commerce, and now under consideration by stakeholders, enables visitors to the village to pay at the end of their stay using either a credit or debit card.

Those that prefer to pay for their parking with cash will be able to continue to do so. Current parking machines can be simply adapted to accept both coins and cards.

Bob Bayley, Vice President of the Cranleigh Chamber of Commerce and committee member responsible for infrastructure, is enthusiastic about this cost effective solution to car parking in Cranleigh.

He said: “We are keen to make shopping in Cranleigh as free of stress as possible. Both residents and visitors to the village desire the ability to relax while taking advantage of our great choice of shops, services, cafes and restaurants.

“Dashing back to the car park in fear of a substantial parking fine can spoil an otherwise enjoyable time in our unique village. The proposed system does not require notoriously unreliable barriers and offers total freedom to visitors”.

Cranleigh Chamber

View more posts from this author

Upcoming Events

  1. Cranleigh Food & Music Festival 2017

    September 30 @ 10:00 - 23:00
  2. Cranleigh Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting October 2017

    October 18 @ 07:30 - 09:00
  3. Cranleigh Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting November 2017

    November 14 @ 07:30 - 09:00
  4. Cranleigh Santa Dash 2017

    December 10 @ 10:00 - 11:00
  5. Cranleigh Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting February 2018

    6th February 2018 @ 07:30 - 09:00