When Slough Council gave permission for the residential development of Langley College\'s student car park, it released hundreds of cars onto the surrounding streets for day-long parking - a deliberate policy. Since then, the residents have suffered real problems with parking, compounded by the Council\'s refusal to engage in meaningful enforcement. The Council now proposes to introduce Residents\' Parking, charging
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Fiona Kennedy, United Kingdom8 years ago Comments: Not only will this proposal cause huge daily inconvenience to the residents of Langley as well as reducing the value of our houses but we are also being asked to pay for the privilege. The council has allowed Langley to develop beyond the capacity of its infrastructure and we are being asked to pick up the pieces. The so-called 'consultation meeting' at Langley college seemed to be more a case of gauging public opinion rather than any honest attempt at consultation; a proper public consultation meeting with council members should be the starting point of any proposal from an effective council. There is a small area in the very centre of the village where parking needs to be banned completely but in residential roads these measures do not offer any kind of solution and will only make the situation worse.
Maria Challen, United Kingdom8 years ago Comments: This is another hairbrained scheme from the council to make innocent residents pay for their obvious mistakes when consenting to property build in the area and not sufficient parking allocated and the sell off of a functional college car park, to make way to Scholars' Walk. I strongly object to these parking resitrictions in all the roads indicated as they will not sort out the issues but make them worse.
Aaron cooper, United Kingdom8 years ago
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