Car parking charges to be reduced
Pay-and-display charges at the Burgh Road and Great Western Road (north) car parks in Kirkwall look set to be reduced, with all day parking costing only £1.
The car parking charges in Stromness at the Ferry Inn and ferry terminal will also be reduced for a trial six month period.
The new rates approved by councillors at today’s meeting of the transport and infrastructure committee will see charges of 40p for up to one hour, 60p for up to two hours, 80p for up to 4 hours, and £1 for up to eight hours.
The current charges are 40p for up to one hour, 70p for up to two hours, £1.50 for up to 4 hours, and £3 for up to eight hours.