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Nottingham's Workplace Parking Levy



People affected by Nottingham's Workplace Parking Levy

Read about how the Workplace Parking Levy (WPL) might affect the people of Nottinghamshire by clicking on the links below.

Unhappy businessman
Steve Walker

Steve Walker is an employer at a small business within the city boundaries. He is considering relocating or passing on the cost of the WPL to his employees.

Happy businesswoman
Aromatherapist June Cobley

June Cobley runs a business on one of the proposed new tram routes which will be funded by the WPL. She believes the new transport system will bring in custom to Beeston.

Unhappy city resident
Meadows resident Sue Wharmby

Sue Wharmby lives in the Meadows. She already has commuters parking outside her house. She feels the Workplace Parking Levy will exacerbate the problem.

Happy Mansfield councillor
Mansfield District Councillor Kate Allsop

Kate Allsop is a Mansfield District councillor. She hopes to encourage businesses to relocate to Mansfield once Nottingham's Workplace Parking Levy is implemented.

Happy commuter
Commuter Ian MacArthur

Ian MacArthur currently drives to work. When the new tram routes are in operation he plans to ditch the car in favour of public transport.

Unhappy shift worker
City worker Jordan Fielder

Jordan Fielder works in the city centre. He is concerned that the cost of the Workplace Parking Levy incurred by his employer will be passed on to him.

Unaffected big business
Capital One's Stuart Mather

A business which employs 900 people in Nottingham is happy with the proposed city Workplace Parking Levy and is already promoting public transport over parking spaces.

City worker wants clarity
Vicki Stockdale

A city worker says that Nottingham's Workplace Parking Levy would not and could not get her to swap her car for public transport.

Unsure city centre business
Baker Jane Price

Jane Price, a baker in Old Market Square, believes a tram terminus would increase trade but is concerned about disruption during construction.

Unhappy city resident
Meadows resident Andrew Tosland

A man born and raised in the Meadows does not want the tram to split his community.

Developer sees benefits
Nottinghamshire developer Chris Sinclair

The director of a commercial property agency is confident the introduction of the Workplace Parking Levy will not affect development in Nottingham city centre.

Business sees no benefit
Roger Speakman, International Human Resources Manager at Imperial Tobacco, Dunkirk, Nottingham

A leading Nottingham firm, Imperial Tobacco, claims the WPL is nothing but an administrative nightmare and cannot see any benefit to them or their employees.

Concerned wildlife expert
Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust's Erin McDaid

Wildlife experts fear the funding of new tram links through the Workplace Parking Levy will be disastrous for the environment.

Unconvinced delivery driver
Nottingham delivery driver Jane Logue

A Nottingham delivery driver would love to see traffic reduced on major roads but is sceptical new tram links will achieve this.




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