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Ipswich permit holders to be allowed use of council car parks

PUBLISHED: 05:30 25 March 2020

Ipswich Borough Council has announced permit holders will be allowed free use of certain council-run car parks during the coronavirus crisis  Picture: JASON NOBLE

Ipswich Borough Council has announced permit holders will be allowed free use of certain council-run car parks during the coronavirus crisis Picture: JASON NOBLE

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Holders of resident parking permits in Ipswich are to be allowed to use certain council-run car parks in a bid to ease on-street parking issues.

Ipswich Borough Council said the decision, made on Tuesday, March 24, was taken due to more people staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

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As part of the new scheme, permit holders will be able to park their cars indefinitely – without displaying a ticket – at the following car parks:

Zone 1 permit-holders can park in the Regent (bottom of Woodbridge Road), Fore Street and the Upper Orwell Street South (formerly Upper Barclay Street) car parks.

Zone 2 permit-holders can park in William Street (next to Crown Pools) and the Norwich Road Shoppers car park.

Zone 3 permit-holders can park in Smart Street, Bond Street and Upper Orwell South car parks.

Zone 4 permit-holders can park in the council’s Portman Road car parks.

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Those using the scheme must ensure their vehicle’s registration matches that on the permit.

Permit holders have been told to expect an email from the council with further information.

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