Council car parks are among UK's cheapest
The Herald|December 21, 2021
CITY THIRD IN NATIONAL INDEX
MAXINE DENTON and ANDY PHILLIPS

CHARGES at council car parks in Plymouth are among the cheapest in the country according to a new survey of cities across the country.

A new index of parking charges at both council and private car parks in 20 of the UK's busiest cities has revealed that Plymouth boasts the third-cheapest rates for council car parks in the UK, with an average cost of £1.46 per hour.

But drivers are not getting such a good deal when it comes to private car parks, with the city only joint-fifth cheapest on an average cost per hour, at £2.64.

The High Street Parking Index, from take payments, compiled the average cost of the five council and five private car parks nearest to the main high street or shopping district for one-hour parking

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