SCORES of businesses have spoken out against plans for resident-only permits that could leave their staff with nowhere to park.
Their concerns were voiced by Ivor Eisenstadt during a meeting of Berkhamsted’s Chamber of Commerce.
The managing director of MGP in High Street asked town centre businesses for their views on the scheme, which would introduce two resident-only parking zones around the train station and Charles Street.
Almost 70 per cent of his 76 respondents said this would have a negative affect on recruiting and retaining staff.
Mr Eisenstadt said: “This scheme could tip our town into a downward spiral.”
Read more in this week’s Berkhamsted & Tring Gazette, out on Wednesday, April 18.