Free festive parking for Southend
Published Friday, 1st December 2017
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has announced free festive parking ahead of the Christmas shopping rush.
All 10 council run car parks across Southend town centre will be free on Thursdays after 4pm for late-night shopping and all day on Sundays throughout December.
Cllr Tony Cox, Executive Councillor for Transport, Waste and Regulatory services, says: “We know how important the Christmas period is for local traders and that is why we are continuing to offer our free festive parking on Thursday nights and Sundays. I hope that shoppers and visitors will take advantage of this and help local retailers enjoy a bumper Christmas.
“Parking will also be free all day on Saturday 2nd December in seven council run car parks across the Borough as part of supporting Small Business Saturday, and I hope that local residents use this opportunity to shop locally.”
Free Sunday parking starts on Sunday 3 December and runs until New Year’s Eve. Car parks included are: Alexandra Street, Warrior Square, Seaway, Clarence Road, Tylers Avenue, York Road, London Road (behind Pizza Express), University Square, Essex Street and Short Street.
Free all day parking on Saturday 2 December to celebrate and support Small Business Saturday will also be available at the following car parks: Ilfracombe Avenue, North Road, Hamlet Court Road, Elm Road (Leigh-on-Sea), North Street, Ceylon Road and Thorpe Bay Broadway.
For more information please see Visit Southend website.