Tag: parking

Calum’s Plea for Road Safety

Next, a plea from the son of a Blantyre reader, for people to take care when driving and parking beside a local school. Calum (9) is a junior road safety officer at Auchinraith Primary School and like other pupils, has noticed that cars often can be hazards around drop off and pick up times. Unlike […]

Parking Charges to Return

Parking charges could once again return to South Lanarkshire in April. As Scotland heads back to some sort of normality, it’s been a year since the council stopped on street and carpark charges. Councillors are set to meet next week to discuss. We hope they use the opportunity to consider what can be done to […]

Station Road Obstructions

Residents at the end of Station Road are experiencing a parking issue which is affecting deliveries and potentially their safety. As many people take to parking up at the Livingstone Bridge heading out on walks, when double parked, it’s meant some larger delivery vehicles have not been able to squeeze through to get to the […]

Parking at Strathclyde Park

Parking facilities at Strathclyde Park were closed at 7am yesterday (March 24) The move has been taken in line with Government guidelines to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. However, it has been stressed that the park itself remains open to both walkers and cyclists – who must respect guidelines on social distancing and must […]

Parking Restrictions Broompark Rd

Complaints about inconsiderate parking near the junction of Main Street and Broompark Road have been upheld with the solution earlier this week of double yellow lines. Parking has now been restricted on both sides of the road at the junction. Contractors acting for SLC briefly told us last week, “A few places in Blantyre will […]

Controversial Parking Plans

Moves are afoot to address parking concerns in Station Road, Blantyre, but the plans won’t be to everybody’s liking. Plans for introducing ‘pay to park’ zones were discussed by South Lanarkshire Council’s Roads Safety Forum on Tuesday 12 March. The scheme is called ‘Residents’ Parking Permit Zones (RPPZ), which is already in place in the […]

Inconsiderate Parking

Parking in Station Road, Blantyre, (or rather the lack of it!) once again hits the local news. KellyAnn McCormick has only just moved to the Village in Blantyre just before Christmas and was shocked that drivers had so little regard for pedestrians. She told us earlier today, “The parking on Station Road for the train […]