How many free Car Parking spaces are needed in Grantham?

Since the upgrade of the Market Place in Grantham was suggested, there has been controversy over the loss of free car parking spaces in the centre of town. This has got me thinking about the correlation between free car parking spaces and the vibrancy of the town centre. Does free, on street car parking add value to the town centre? Will the town be damaged if free car parking is removed? Now, looking at Grantham town centre as a whole, there is a fair amount of free parking. However, these car parking spaces are normally by large supermarkets or in … Continue reading How many free Car Parking spaces are needed in Grantham?