Car Parking Crisis at Sevenoaks

Credit: @scottacr

Credit: @scottacr

For the past few weeks we have been getting reports about the main Southeastern Car Park at Sevenoaks Station (historically known as “Car Park 4”, north of the bridge and west of the railway line) being unusually full – sometimes with people unable to find spaces at 0830.

From next Monday Southeastern intend to reserve Car Park 4 entirely for season ticket holders up to 0830 Monday to Friday. That’s good for those with season tickets, but will make it virtually impossible for many on-the-day payers, such as part time commuters, to find anywhere to park.

We’ve suggested a more balanced approach, but we are also calling for innovative alternative ideas on how to balance the conflicting interests of customers.

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