Council consulting on whether to keep Beverley’s Saturday Market car…

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Council consulting on whether to keep Beverley’s Saturday Market car free following summer trial
2021-10-05 14:38:00
East Riding Council has called for views from residents, visitors and businesses on whether to keep Beverley's Saturday Market car free following a trial launched earlier this year. East Riding Council stated its consultation, which runs until Friday, November 5, sought views on whether to keep the market area between The Grapes and The King's Head pedestrianised. Click here for the latest Beverley news. The trial, launched in May, saw tables and chairs set up during Saturday Market in place of car parking under an Experimental Traffic Regulation Order lasting 18 months. Council Economy Portfolio Holder Cllr Jane Evison said she encouraged as many people to respond to the consultation as possible as its findings would determine whether the scheme continues. The trial was launched in part to help visitors to Saturday Market socially distance following the coronavirus pandemic. Get the latest news in Hull and East Yorkshire by signing up for updates here. It was backed by Department for Transport Active Travel funding, cash made available to councils to trial measures to cut car journeys and encourage more walking and cycling. The council has also used Active Travel funding to widen some pavements and launch trials of its School Streets schemes at the Airmyn Park and Hook CE primaries. Schemes in Beverley included creating wider pedestrian links between Toll Gavel and Dyer Lane and others. The council stated “strong” support from residents and businesses in 2020 came ahead of the Saturday Market scheme l

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