Brown Calls For End To Parking Issues In Saintfield

Fairview parking problems in Saintfield must be addressed says Cllr Patrick Brown.

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Fairview parking problems in Saintfield must be addressed says Cllr Patrick Brown.

Newry Mourne and Down District Council Alliance councillor Patrick Brown is again calling for the Department of Infrastructure to address the issue of parking at Fairview in Saintfield as access to residents’ homes is being blocked by parked cars.

Cllr Brown said: “I am calling for the Department of Infrastructure to take action to remedy the problem of illegal parking at Fairview in Saintfield.

Rowallane Councillor Patrick Brown at Fairview in Saintfield calling for a solution from the DfI to parking issues.

“Due to a lack of clear signage, vehicles are parking across the entrance of a strip of private land that connects to several driveways, preventing residents from being able to leave as they wish on a regular basis.

“This is incredibly frustrating for those that live in the area, especially as this has been an ongoing problem for some time.

“I have written to the Department asking them to implement better signage which they have previously committed to.

“Unfortunately, local residents are unable to erect signs themselves, so I am hopeful that the Department tries to rectify this situation.

“Furthermore, I am requesting a yellow box be painted on the ground, which will evidently show people that they cannot park there.”