Chichester Road Space Audit

Closed 31 Oct 2017

Opened 15 Aug 2017

Feedback expected 12 Jan 2018

Overview

There are growing pressures on the on-street parking space within Chichester. Introducing new Residents’ Parking Schemes and individual Traffic Regulation Orders (e.g. yellow lines) are often not the whole answer and sometimes can simply move the problem on to other areas.  

West Sussex County Council has therefore piloted a new approach that seeks to create a longer term plan to meet current and future on-street parking demands.  This plan would define how its approach to parking can help support things like alternative travel solutions (bus, rail, cycle, walk etc.), infrastructure improvements, safety considerations and development (e.g. housing).  

Working in partnership with Chichester District Council, the County Council has undertaken a ‘Road Space Audit’ for Chichester. This audit provides survey data that allows it to understand the current parking demand, both on and off-street, and how it is used.  The audit also identifies future demands and pressures on the road network and parking supply which allows for some outline recommendations for improvement.  This allows the County and District Councils to best understand what measures and resources might be required in order to meet these challenges, adjust parking supply and make the best of Chichester as a place.

The Road Space Audit is designed to be an advisory document that complements and supports many of the aims of existing statutory plans and new studies being progressed by both the County and District Councils. Two examples of such studies are provided below.

Why We Are Consulting

Both the County and District Council are keen for the general public to be able to read and comment on the Road Space Audit.  The audit contains a number of broad concepts and suggestions and we are keen to stress that these are NOT formal proposals and that no decisions have been made on how or if to proceed. Indeed, there remains a great deal of discussion before anything may be taken forward but we are keen to hear your views now so that they may assist in the decision making process.

So please take time to read the audit and give us your views by clicking the link below. The information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and will be processed in compliance with the 1998 Data Protection Act. Your details will not be passed on to any third party and the information you provide will not be used for any other purpose without your prior written permission.

You can view the Chichester Road Space Audit (PDF) by clicking the Related Documents link below. The document is available to view when completing the survey.

A paper copy of the Chichester Road Space Audit is available for public viewing at Chichester Library  The address for the library is:

Chichester LIbrary, Tower St, Chichester PO19 1QJ.

If you need this information in an alternative format please email parking@westsussex.gov.uk or call 01243 642105

 

Areas

  • Chichester District
  • Chichester East
  • Chichester North
  • Chichester South
  • Chichester West

Audiences

  • Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Groups
  • Children
  • Disabled People
  • Faith Groups
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transexual (LGBT) Groups
  • Older People
  • People in marriages & civil partnerships
  • Pregnancy & Maternity
  • Young People
  • Young People Aged 18+
  • Gender Groups
  • Anyone aged 18 or over
  • NHS
  • Health and Wellbeing Professionals
  • Patients
  • GPs
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Teachers
  • Pupils
  • Schools
  • Colleges
  • Students
  • Young people with SEND (Special Educational Needs & Disability)
  • Headteachers
  • SEN Co-ordinators
  • Educational Psychology Service
  • West Sussex County Council Staff
  • Capita Staff
  • West Sussex Fire and Rescue Staff
  • County Communicators
  • Have Your Say Champions
  • Cyclists
  • Bus/coach Passengers
  • Car/Van Drivers
  • Police
  • District/Borough Councils
  • Parish Councils
  • Town Councils
  • Elected Members/Councillors
  • Voluntary Organisations
  • Community Organisations
  • Bus Operators
  • Broadband Suppliers
  • Childcare Providers
  • All West Sussex Businesses
  • Employees
  • CBC Library Group
  • Local services in the care sector
  • Service Users
  • Homeless People
  • People Who Do Not Use This Service
  • All West Sussex Residents
  • Tenants/Leaseholders
  • Visitors/Tourists
  • Families
  • Carers
  • Parents

Interests

  • Population
  • Sustainability
  • Bus/Coach
  • Cars
  • Cycling
  • HGVs/Lorries
  • Local Transport Plan
  • Road Safety
  • Taxis
  • Transport
  • Walking
  • Neighbourhood Planning
  • Planning
  • Democracy