Horsefair Retains Safe Car Parking Title

The Horsefair Shopping Centre has been awarded the Safer Parking Scheme’s “Park Mark” for the second year running.

It is the only car parking facility in all of Fenland to have achieved the award, demonstrating the Horsefair’s commitment to taking care of its shoppers.

The assessors reported that “it is an excellent facility, run and managed by enthusiastic staff, ensuring that it remains a safe and non-threatening environment for people using it”. The report praised the Horsefair car park for its ample lighting, pedestrian access and signage of a “very high standard”.

Kevin Smith, Centre Manager of the Horsefair, commented: “We are very pleased to have our car parking facilities recognised. We work very hard to ensure that the entire Horsefair centre is safe and welcoming for our shoppers, and the car park is an extension of that”.

The car park, which has 359 spaces, 14 accessible bays, and 13 parent and child spaces, offers free parking for the first three hours. After that period, it costs just 50p per additional hour. Alternatively, all day parking can be purchased for just £2. The car park is also free of time restrictions and charges on Sundays, bank holidays and every day after 6pm.

(Left to right) Steve Crowther, regional manager for Horizon Parking; Kevin Smith from the Horsefair; Dave Griffin, the local police Designing Out Crime officer; and Peter Gravells, area manager for the British Parking Association, taken when the car park first received Park Mark accreditation.