Bin collections - Tuesday 12 December

No garden waste collections. Refuse and recycling is being collected, where safe to do so. Please leave any missed refuse or recycling bins out for collection; we will aim to return this week.

Car parks financial information

Parking account

The Local Government Transparency Code

This code requires that all local councils must now publish their account information showing revenue collected from on-street parking, off-street parking and penalty charge notices and associated expenditure.

The Council has no jurisdiction in respect of on street parking. Details of this are available from Leicestershire County Council

The following is the information relating to our off street car parks. A minus symbol is income to the council and a surplus of income over expenditure.

Financial year 2016 - 2017

Car park expenditure with amount:

  • Employees: £97,193.40
  • Premises: £229,895.11
  • Transport: £823.03
  • Supplies and services: £104,102.30
  • Central and administrative: £57,449.46
  • Total expenditure: £489,463.30

Car park income with amount:

  • Enforcement: -£32,255
  • Season tickets: -£64,518
  • Pay and display: -£509,953.25
  • Contribution from outside bodies: - £19,477.71
  • Other income: -£7,378.94
  • Total income: -£633,583.25

Surplus/deficit with amount:

  • Difference: -£144,119.95

Location of the car parks we operate

View full details of the Local government transparency code 2015 (GOV.UK)

When there is a surplus, under Section 55 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act (1984) there are a number of areas which the car parking account can fund. These areas include, but are not limited to: 

  • Transport, highway or road improvements 
  • Environmental improvements (including reduction of pollution and improvement or maintenance of amenity)
  • Provision of outdoor recreational facilities available to the public without charge  

During 2015/16 our expenditure included the following:

  • Environmental protection: £207,288.39
  • Street cleansing and enforcement: £756,367.90
  • Highways and transportation: £91,208.01
  • Street furniture: £7,873.56
  • Car park resurfacing: £4,000

Last updated: 24/08/2017 09:48

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