Freedom of information response

Christmas Market Parking

Publication date: 
Thursday 13 January 2022
Request: 

Question 1 - 
How many roads do you close during the Christmas market taking place in your city/town? Please list roads and miles of roads closed, broken down by year for 2019, 2020, and plans for 2021. If possible, please also provide for 2017 and 2018.

Question 2 -
How many parking fines were issued within the town centre whilst the Christmas market was open? And how much did these parking fines equate too? Please provide the data broken down by year for 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Question 3 - 
Do you accommodate any additional parking spaces during the Christmas market period? If so, how many and how far away are these from the Christmas market? (miles) If this number has increased per annum please provide a breakdown by year for 2019, 2020 and plans for 2021. If possible, please also provide for 2017 and 2018.

Question 4 - 
Does the town/ city see an increase in revenue from parking during the Christmas market period? If so, please provide a breakdown by year for 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Question 5 - 
How many complaints have you received regarding the safety of motor vehicles during the Christmas market period? Please provide a breakdown by year for 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Response: 
  1. None
  2. Zero - There are no Christmas markets in Thurrock.
  3. As above
  4. As above
  5. As above

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Request reference:
FOI 11344