Pier Street car park is Sedgemoor's most profitable
Pier Street car park continues to be the most profitable car park
in the area, according to figures from Sedgemoor District Council.
published by Sedgemoor District Council shows the authority
earned £1.1m in gross income from parking charges during the
period 2017-2018 and made £698,500 in net parking income,
up seven per cent on the year before.
in previous years, Burnham's car parks make up most of the top places
in Sedgemoor's highest-earning locations, with Bridgwater, Highbridge
and Cheddar also featured on the list.
to the report, the top most profitable car parks in Sedgemoor in
Pier Street: £279,555
Mount Street: £164,548
Cliff Street: £92,759
Oxford Street: £91,823
Lynton Road: £83,293
Dampiet Street: £72,333
Church Street: £70,852
Berrow Road: £41,786
Barclay Street: £36,122
Market Street: £35,772
Bank Street: £18,178
Eastover Short Stay: £13,178
Dawn Hill, deputy leader of the council, says: "Charges remained
the same as the previous year and generated a steady income to cover
the cost of the car park service and support other services provided
by the Council."
policy is to meet the parking needs of our towns with provision
appropriate for the shopper, commuter and visitor. We aim to achieve
this by operating well-managed and maintained car parks, offering
a value for money service."
the 800,000 visits to the car parks each year across Sedgemoor,
Penalty Charge Notices were issued on 2,787 visits, earning £63,133