Fresh calls for free parking to revive Banbury town centre

Should Banbury scrap parking meters? PPP-161202-173550001
Should Banbury scrap parking meters? PPP-161202-173550001

Free parking is being put firmly back on the agenda as a passionate trader believes it will revive Banbury town centre, following the news of a number of upcoming shop closures.

Malcolm Douglas, owner of menswear business Henry’s of Banbury, has been calling for some form of free parking in the town centre for many years to attract more shoppers but Cherwell District Council says it cannot afford it.