Shepway residents vote on changes to free parking

Residents in Shepway have voted to reject proposals to abolish free parking in some areas.

Three parish polls on changes to parking in Folkestone, Sandgate and Hythe, took place in the Shepway District Council area on Thursday

Residents in all three areas rejected the council's proposals to introduce parking charges for Folkestone and the rest of Shepway.

The overall turnout for all three polls was 6.67%, according to the council.

Shepway parking vote

Parish council Yes No Unanswered Number of votes Turnout

Folkestone

72

1,744

11

1,831

5.45%

Sandgate

14

535

9

560

16.31%

Hythe

25

834

8

867

7.34

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