Saturday, May 22, 2010
Car Parking mix up at Saltburn Valley gardens
A mix up with signage at Saltburn’s Valley Gardens car park led some motorists to be confused as to whether Bank Holiday parking was free or not on May 3.
After a number of queries a Redcar and Cleveland Council spokesman admitted that one sign said people had to pay on Bank Holidays, whereas another said in error that parking was free on Bank Holidays and Sundays.
He said: “There was new signage put in place prior to the last Bank Holiday and, unfortunately, some people parking in Saltburn did get conflicting messages. Anyone who contacts us about parking tickets they received in error on this occasion will, of course, have them cancelled.
We apologise for the mistake and have quickly arranged for the sign to be corrected.”
However, to clarify matters, the council points out that on the forthcoming Bank Holiday Monday, May 31st, all motorists using local car parks must pay to park as normal.