Issue details

Cashless Parking Review

Purpose of the Report:
Taking forward the decision made by the Executive Member for Economy and Transport to consult on moving the parking estate to cashless payments only and agree to a review of the current number of parking ticket machines and a procurement for parking ticket machines.

The Executive Member will be asked: To make a number of decisions based on the officer recommendations outlined in the report as follows:
i. To review the cashless parking consultation results;
ii. To agree one of the following options:
A – To remove the acceptance of cash across the parking estate, which is in line with the budget decision made in March 2023;
B – To continue to accept cash payments across all the parking estate;
iii. To agree to the removal of some of the on street parking based on an annex that will be included in the report;
iv. Agree to the Parking Services to go out for the procurement of a new supplier for parking ticket machines and pay on exit systems where the decision as to whether cash will be accepted or not will inform the specification for cashless or cash accepting machines.

The action date for this item has changed from 16 January 2024 to 20 February 2024. Reason: To allow further time to consider the consultation results and review recommendations.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/11/2023

Decision due: 20/02/24 by Decision Session - Executive Member for Transport
Reason: The action date for this item has changed. Open item for more information.

Lead member: Deputy Leader of the Council and Executive Member for Economy and Culture

Lead director: Corporate Director of Place

Department: Directorate of Place

Contact: Graham Titchener email:

Consultation process

The cashless parking consultation is currently underway and will finish on the 4th December, where the findings will inform the decision to be made in this report.

Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: EIA will be considered as part of the report.


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