Residents set for new battle over Oldbury Court parking

PEOPLE living around Oldbury Court Estate are preparing for battle as plans to bring in car parking charges are being explored again.

Cash-strapped Bristol City Council is considering introducing charges at the car park to the beauty spot and play area to raise revenue from parks in the city to counter the authority's well-publicised budget shortfalls.

But residents are concerned that visitors will park along the narrow roads surrounding the estate rather than fork out for parking charges.

They also argue that they will find it difficult to park near their homes as visitors flock to the green space in their droves, particularly in the summer.

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