Councillors scrap Kirkcaldy town centre discount parking charges

Kirkcaldy town centre's discount parking charges will end in March.

Tuesday, 30th January 2018, 4:53 pm
Updated Tuesday, 30th January 2018, 4:56 pm

The initiative launched in 2015 won’t continue into the new financial year which starts on April 1.

Kirkcaldy Area Committee today rubber-stamped a recommendation to stop the lower charges on March 31.

Fifers were offered discount season tickets and two hours of parking for £1 in a bid to bring more people into the town centre.

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But while it enjoyed positive support, the increase in numbers hasn’t been sustained.

Councillors plans to look at a new strategy with trasportation officers.

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