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Free parking ‘boosts town centre trade’

29 April 2016
 

Free car parking has helped boost town centre trade in Bedford, according to Bedford Borough Council. The council offers two hours free parking on Saturdays and all day free parking on Sundays. It says town centre footfall increased in 2015, bucking the national trend. “It is impossible to analyse fully the reasons for footfall changes, but it is safe to say that free parking is having a beneficial effect on footfall and boosting the economic growth of the town centre,” said Chris...

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