Category Archive: parking

Jul 30 2014

Motorcycle Parking in Harrow

Motorcycle parking bays are provided throughout the borough and: are reserved for the use of solo motorcycles at all times have no time limit on the length of stay are free of charge Location Greenhill Road, Harrow HA1 1LD – near No. 6 Greenhill Road Lowlands Road, Harrow HA1 3AN – adjacent ‘The Grove’ open …

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Apr 14 2014

20 Minutes Free Parking – Rollout Schedule

The Council has published a traffic order, giving details of when 20 minutes free parking comes into effect across the borough. Very roughly, we’ve got the areas and dates below, but you can check the full list here for further details. Stanmore and station area – 12.05.2014 Canons Park station, Edgware, Burnt Oak Broadway – …

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Mar 21 2014

Harrow Council Caught With Pants Down Over Parking Tickets by @_MrMustard

Our good friend Mr Mustard over in Barnet has been hounding Harrow Council over a parking ticket recently. Mr Mustard, for those who don’t know, is somewhat of a Parking Guru – he’s produced an in-depth guide to challenging parking tickets, and has a keen interest in the whole subject. If you’ve been unlucky enough …

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Feb 03 2014

Harrow Labour Campaign for Free 20 Minutes Parking Across Harrow

Labour Campaign to support our local District Shopping Centres Over the weekend the Labour Group launched a campaign to support our local District Shopping Centres across Harrow. Labour Councillors and election candidates spoke to over 500 local businesses in our District Shopping Centres – receiving excellent feedback – to campaign for a period of free …

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Feb 03 2014

Harrow Council Announce 20 Minutes Free Parking Plan

Subject to cabinet and council approval, Council Leader Susan Hall outlined her Conservative administration’s plans to introduce 20 minutes free parking across Harrow at a packed press conference earlier this afternoon. Seasoned hacks and amateurs alike, we sat and drank mediocre coffee, to hear how this scheme would work. Back in October 2013, having scrapped …

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Dec 20 2013

Harrow’s PCN Income – 2009 to 2012 Analysed

Harrow Council has provided detail of income from PCNs over the three years 2009/10, 2010/11 and 2011/12, following a request under the Freedom of Information Act. The results, as always, make interesting reading. What jumps out is that the Council makes around £5.5m per year in PCNs, split over 44 different contraventions. That’s £23 of …

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Aug 13 2013

Free parking trial begins in Rayners Lane

Free parking trial begins in Rayners Lane Shoppers in Rayners Lane can park for free for 20 minutes on nearby streets after a free parking trial scheme launched in Rayners Lane yesterday (Monday 12th August). The trial, which was approved by Harrow Council’s Cabinet in June, will be used to decide whether it should be …

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Aug 08 2013

Harrow’s Parking Consultation – Crunching the numbers

This was an email from @PraxisReform, which is so useful, it’s well worth using as a guest post in it’s own right… I went and took a look at the on street parking figures today (attached). This is a bit more complex, since unless we know that all the streets are the same size, or …

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Aug 08 2013

Harrow’s Parking Consultation – Lets have another go!

Barely had we posted an article about the five-day consultation on parking that your local loving council had launched, then hey presto! It had been extended by a further week. It opened on August 1 at 14.08 at was originally set to close  on August 7 at midnight, which would have given you five clear days …

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Apr 13 2013

Appealing a Parking Ticket in Harrow? You have a 50:50 Chance of Winning

Our friend Miss Feezance, over in Barnet, keeps a close eye on on the number of challenges that her Council gets to parking tickets, and reports that some weeks, up to two thirds of tickets issued in that borough get cancelled on appeal to PATAS. Indeed, Mr Mustard has written a very useful guide for …

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