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Disabled bay at the top of Plaiters Way

Reported via desktop in the Road markings and lining category anonymously at 22:00, Wed 4 August 2021

Sent to Central Bedfordshire Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 360175.

There has been a Disabled bay which has now been marked at the top of Plaiters Way..(August 2021), ..this Disabled bay has not been used by the Disabled badge holder since June 2016 when the badge holder moved to Leighton Buzzard. Owing to the parking situation we have in said location or should I say the LACK of. Can this bay be re-allocated BACK into a public parking. If you could help with this matter it would be much appreciated.

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  • Another resident has called to request the rempval of the disabled bay as no one has used it in over 6 years and it is taking up parking spaces that could be used by other residents.

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 12:51, Thu 5 August 2021

  • Another call received about this. Would like to request the disabled bay is made into regular parking bay as there is a lack of parking for residents here and this would help solve this.

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 13:56, Thu 5 August 2021

  • Thank you for contacting us with information relating to a Highways issue. Your request has been passed to our Traffic Management Team for further investigation. They will inspect the area, look at existing records and investigate the feasibility of the request. They may need to carry out new surveys and consult local Councils or other bodies. They will consider existing budgets and other requests before deciding on the best course of action. All cases vary but this work can often take 4 or more weeks to complete. Please contact us 0300 300 8049 if you would like more information on the progress of this report.

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 09:27, Fri 6 August 2021

  • Traffic Management Team have received an email from customer with the same request. This has been added to our list, but unfortunately we do need to go through the full consultation process in order to revoke an existing parking restriction. This can be quite a lenghty process, taking up to around 6 - 9 months. It's on our list and will be reviewed as soon as possible.

    State changed to: Duplicate

    Posted by Central Bedfordshire Council at 09:16, Wed 25 August 2021

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