Decision details

Overview & Scrutiny Commission - Swaffham Parking Review

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




1)           the disabled parking facilities in the Market Street car park be reviewed and easier access spaces be provided;

2)           Norfolk County Council, as the Highways Authority, be requested to undertake an assessment to consider using the land opposite the old sixth form centre as a dedicated taxi rank;

3)           Norfolk County Council be requested to produce new. Larger signs to entice people to park at the Theatre Street car park;

4)           using a multi-agency approach, Breckland Council, Norfolk County Council and Norfolk Constabulary liaise over de-criminalisation of on-street parking in Swaffham, seeking a transfer of responsibility and action enabled through joined-up thinking and use of resources;

5)           the Town Council’s proposal to employ a traffic warden to undertake off-street parking enforcement within the five market towns be supported; and

6)           Breckland Council’s policy of providing free parking in all Breckland-owned car parks in Swaffham be retained.

Alternative options considered:

1)     To approve the recommendations from the Overview & Scrutiny Commission.


2)     Not to approve the recommendations from the Overview & Scrutiny Commission.

Publication date: 07/04/2011

Date of decision: 05/04/2011

Decided at meeting: 05/04/2011 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/04/2011