HGV Clamping Scheme to be Introduced in Kent from 30th October
From the 30th October 2017, Kent County Council & Police will be enforcing a parking ban in the Ashford / A20 area, including industrial estates.
This parking ban will be enforced from 20.00 - 07.00, Monday to Friday and 24 hours / day Saturday & Sunday. Please be aware of this new enforcement scheme prior to or after disembarking your Dover ferry or Eurotunnel crossing.
Kent County Council cabinet member for transport Matthew Balfour said:
“Under this new scheme we can clamp lorries that are flouting the ban, fine them and charge them to remove the clamp. I’m delighted that we have been able to work together to get this scheme up and running and help stamp out an issue that is affecting residents lives. The order will not allow any overnight parking of HGVs along the A20 between and including Charing and the Drovers Roundabout and this will extend for some distance along adjoining roads to stop HGVs simply moving further on.”
The zones affected by the parking ban are -
- The A20 between Charing and Ashford
- Wotton Road
- Ellingham Industrial Estate
- The Orbital Park, Sevington
- Ashford Business Park, Sevington
There will be significant advertising of the new ban in multiple languages prior to introduction on the 30th October.
If you are looking for a safe, secure truck stop in the area, try our partner's facilities at the Ashford International Truck Stop.