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Tooting Station, Graveney – proposed parking amendments

Update - 20 February 2014

Following the statutory consultation carried out in September 2013, a decision has been made by the Cabinet Member to proceed with the implementation of the proposed measures.

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Statutory Consultation - 19 September 2013

Following representations made to local Ward Councillors by some local businesses regarding parking difficulties for their patrons, the Council is proposing to introduce new parking controls in London Road, near Tooting Station. These particular proposals are to assist the businesses in the vicinity with their customers parking needs.

Proposed changes

The proposed changes are detailed below and shown on drawing Z28-281-01 (92kB).

  1. To introduce pay and display only bays on London Road, operating Monday to Saturday between 7am and 7pm, maximum stay one hour and no return within one hour, with the first 20 minutes free. The tariff shall be £1.10 per hour. The pay and display machine will issue a 20 minutes' free ticket upon pushing the green button. Please note that it is an offence to obtain any additional 20 minutes' free ticket.
  2. To introduce an additional pay and display shared bay in Links Road, Monday to Friday between 8.30am and 6.30pm, maximum stay one hour and no return within one hour. The tariff shall be £1.10 per hour.

What happens next

A Notice of the Council's intention to introduce the above measures will be published in a local newspaper (The Guardian), London Gazette and posted on lamp columns in the vicinity. Representations for or against the proposals described in this Notice must be made in writing to the Head of Street Scene and Waste, Merton Civic Centre, London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5DX or email trafficandhighways@merton.gov.uk by no later than 11 October 2013 quoting reference ES/SGE/TOOTING STATION. Objections must relate only to the elements of the scheme that are subject to this statutory consultation.

All representations along with Officers’ comments and recommendations will be presented in a report to the Cabinet Member for Environmental Sustainability and Regeneration.

Please note that responses to any representations received will not be made until a final decision is made by the Cabinet Member.

We are required to give weight to the nature and content of your representation and not necessarily the quantity. Your reasons are, therefore, important to us.

Copies of the proposed Traffic Management Order (TMO) and other documents giving more details of the proposals may be viewed at Merton Link, Merton Civic Centre, London Road, Morden, Surrey, SM4 5DX during the Council’s normal office hours Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and Mitcham Library.

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