Town Councillor Says Shaftesbury’s Proposed Parking Fee Rise Is ‘Reasonable’

Shaftesbury car parking rates are likely to increase next year.

Dorset Council has launched a consultation over proposed car parking fees. Shaftesbury Town councillor Alex Chase says the increase is ‘by no means crazy’. But should locals just accept this price hike? We ask Alex.

David Perry of Shaftesbury Chamber of Commerce wants to know where the extra income generated will be spent. David tells us what he believes the impact of this proposed increase will be.

Alex talks about a planned shoppers’ parking permit and his understanding of Dorset Council’s plan for on-street parking charges in Shaftesbury.