The cost of picking up unwarranted parking tickets in central London is accelerating to alarming proportions.
Delivery vehicles making drops from wholesalers are being harassed to unprecedented levels. Tickets are being fixed to lorries “like falling snow”.
Where parking is difficult wardens are not showing any understanding of the need to deliver goods – often producing a ticket without discrimination.
Parking fines are rising, increasing the costs of delivery alarmingly.
The Federation of Wholesale Distributors and the Wholesale Confectionery and Tobacco Alliance have agreed to a joint protest to call the attention of the authorities to this long-running scandal.
FWD has been fobbed off for many years in its efforts to achieve an understanding of the situation by local councils and transport authorities.