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FOI 9306

Removal of Off Street Pay & Display Machines

Request

Have any Local Authorities considered removing all/some P & D machines from On/Off street locations?

What was the catalyst to remove or alternatively what influenced decision not to?

What alternative payment methods have been put in place?

Do you have any analysis data available to share confidentially?

What were costs prior to removal of: cash collection/ maintenance/ repairs & what savings have or potentially will be achieved?

Are any authorities looking to outsource back office services?

What methods are being used to calculate occupancy in On/Off Street locations?

What technology is being used to collect this data?

Response

I am only able to answer questions that relate to the car parks that are under the control of Brentwood borough Council. all on street management is the responsibility of The South Essex parking partnership (SEPP) under the lead authority of Chelmsford City council. they can be reached at: parking@chelmsford.gov.uk I will respond to each of your questions below each item:

Have any Local Authorities considered removing all/some P and D machines from On/Off Street locations?

NO

What was the catalyst to remove or alternatively what influenced decision not to?

N/A

What alternative payment methods have been put in place?

N/A

Do you have any analysis data available to share confidentially?

N/A

What were costs prior to removal of: cash collection/ maintenance/ repairs and what savings have or potentially will be achieved?

N/A

Are any authorities looking to outsource back office services?

Not at this time

What methods are being used to calculate occupancy in On/Off Street locations?

All car park pay machines have reporting software that gives sales and income figures.

What technology is being used to collect this data?

Browser based reporting system.