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Bonkers Blog April 2015

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22 April (Part 2) - The quarterly yellow onslaught

It’s a whole three months since Bexley council last went mad with the yellow paint pot. 30 odd roads were deemed to be revenue generators. A few people got upset at how their businesses would suffer but Bexley council is on a mission to raise money so whether the concerns are justified or not, they count for nothing.

Today the next batch of roads has been announced for the double yellow treatment. They are…

Belvedere
Picardy Manorway.
Bexley
Beechway, Blendon Road, Dorchester Avenue, Huntington Close and Ravenswood.
Bexleyheath
Little Heath Road, Marlborough Road and Northall Road.
Crayford
Maiden Lane.
Eltham
Dulverton Road and Telford Road.
Erith
Brendon Close, Dickens Close, Erith Road, Lesney Park Road, Pembroke Road, Plantation Road and Slade Green Road.
Sidcup
Blackfen Road, Clarence Crescent, Haddon Grove, Harland Avenue, Harman Drive and St. James Way.
Slade Green
Lincoln Road.

Not content with 26 new sets of double yellow lines, four of those roads are to get single yellow line restrictions too.

Some roads will no doubt benefit from parking controls but the general direction of flow is always the same. An ever greater area must be made available to revenue collection by a council which has no money.

 

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