FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

27 October 2021

Please name the Christmas market that you are referring to, when answering the following questions.

Question 1 -†

How many roads do you close during the Christmas market taking place in your city/town? Please list roads and miles of roads closed, broken down by year for 2019, 2020, and plans for 2021. If possible, please also provide for 2017 and 2018.

Question 2 - How many parking fines were issued within the town centre whilst the Christmas market was open? And how much did these parking fines equate too? Please provide the data broken down by year for 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Question 3 -†

Do you accommodate any additional parking spaces during the Christmas market period? If so, how many and how far away are these from the Christmas market? (miles) If this number has increased per annum please provide a breakdown by year for 2019, 2020 and plans for 2021. If possible, please also provide for 2017 and 2018.

Question 4 -†

Does the town/ city see an increase in revenue from parking during the Christmas market period? If so, please provide a breakdown by year for 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Question 5 -†

How many complaints have you received regarding the safety of motor vehicles during the Christmas market period? Please provide a breakdown by year for 2018, 2019 and 2020.



East Herts Council Response

19 November 2021

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

Penalty Charge NoticesPenalty Charge Notices
HertfordHertford
PCNs†On Street†Gascoyne car parkPCNs†On Street†Gascoyne car parkTOTAL PCNs DAILY
Dec20183947824th Dec11314
Dec201952514224th Dec12719
Dec202047912224th Dec639
TOTAL PCNs
13983421740Average PCNs by Day14
Average PCNs by Dec580
Average PCNs by Day21.48
IncomePay & DisplayPay by Phone HertfordTOTALsPay & DisplayPay by Phone HertfordTotals
Dec2018£59,482.00N/Applicable£59,482.0024th Dec£2,842.00N/Applicable£2,842.00
Dec2019£66,086.00£16,846.00£82,932.0024th Dec£2,913.00£543.00£3,456.00
Dec2020£37,278.00£12,279.00£49,557.0024th Dec£728.00£138.00£866.00

Question 1 -†

How many roads do you close during the Christmas market taking place in your city/town? Please list roads and miles of roads closed, broken down by year for 2019, 2020, and plans for 2021. If possible, please also provide for 2017 and 2018.

Closure of roads would be a matter for Hertfordshire County Council Highways

Question 2 - How many parking fines were issued within the town centre whilst the Christmas market was open? And how much did these parking fines equate too? Please provide the data broken down by year for 2018, 2019 and 2020. See tables

Question 3 -†

Do you accommodate any additional parking spaces during the Christmas market period? If so, how many and how far away are these from the Christmas market? (miles) If this number has increased per annum please provide a breakdown by year for 2019, 2020 and plans for 2021. If possible, please also provide for 2017 and 2018.

†No extra parking provided

Question 4 -†

Does the town/ city see an increase in revenue from parking during the Christmas market period? If so, please provide a breakdown by year for 2018, 2019 and 2020.

†See tables

Question 5 -†

How many complaints have you received regarding the safety of motor vehicles during the Christmas market period? Please provide a breakdown by year for 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Complaints relating to the safety of vehicles would be a matter for the police

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