Stop and Shop

There was a bit of a kerfuffle recently when Ealing Council announced plans to change the way Stop and Shop parking would work across the borough.  Although periods of free parking would still have been available, the Council’s proposal controversially included top-up payments using a pay-by-phone mechanism.  The parking arrangements in the Lane have been a sensitive topic ever since stop and shop was first introduced soon after the Streets for People improvements were completed several years ago, and we were relieved when it emerged that the Council had withdrawn the proposal.  At least for now...