Against Clayfield Copse Park & Ride
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SUCCESS! CONGRATULATIONS EVERYONE - COUNCIL HAVE CHANGED THEIR MINDS AND THE PARK & RIDE SCHEME HAS BEEN SCRAPPED.
Reading Borough council are planning to implement a 'micro' park and ride at the Clayfield Copse carpark on Caversham Park Road. The potential impacts of this scheme are as follows: Charges - the carpark is currently free but will change to being £4 if you stay more than 2 hours (operational Mon-Fri, 7am til 11pm. Security - a higher volume of cars left all day = more opportunity for thieves and vandals Traffic - potential increase in the numbers of vehicles using Caversham Park Road during peak times. Buses - the 'ride' part of the scheme is the existing 23 service. Anyone who currently uses this could find buses becoming uncomfortably overcrowded at peak times. Environmental - light and noise pollution could affect both local residents and wildlife. We the undersigned wish to make known our objection to the proposed Clayfield Copse Park & Ride scheme: