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Chesham set for review of parking
A REVIEW of parking in Chesham is set to be made after a string of complaints from concerned residents.
Members of the town council agreed to look into a review on Monday, saying it was now 'well overdue'.
Some residents want more parking restrictions put in place around their homes while others say they want them relaxed - and other roads in the town have been deemed dangerous as they are too narrow to cope with the amount of cars looking to park there.
Any review is unlikely to be made until the new year, once a bid for funding from the Buckinghamshire County Council Local Area Forum has been made.
Town clerk Bill Richards said a consultation with residents could also take place after it was proposed at this week's Development Control Committee meeting.
He said: "There was widespread agreement it needs to be addressed. The council will look to go ahead with it, with a view to using some outside assistance.
"The general view is the whole town centre is a problem."
But he added: "If you shift from one road it may well spill onto another. There needs to be a strategic approach - trying to clear X road could affect Y road."
Meanwhile a public meeting to discuss the state of Chesham's roads is to take place at the Town Hall at 7pm on Monday.