Park-and-ride was not far off

ELIZABETH Hunter wrote very eloquently about solutions to Ely s parking problems in her letter - the most pertinent of these being a park-and-ride facility on the edge of town. She may not be aware, that this was within our grasp only months ago when Cons

ELIZABETH Hunter wrote very eloquently about solutions to Ely's parking problems in her letter - the most pertinent of these being a park-and-ride facility on the edge of town.

She may not be aware, that this was within our grasp only months ago when Conservative-backed plans to move the council offices from The Grange were about to be finalised.

A 300-space park-and-ride was only one of an impressive list of advantages the office move represented, including a £3 million Government grant, 1,000 jobs on a new business park, and other very significant monetary advantages, including valuable space in the city centre for retail development.

BILL HUNT


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