Car parks applying for People's Parking may be assessed as suitable for the following accreditations depending on the facilities available and the location of the car park. The accreditations available are:
In order to achieve any of these accreditations car parks must meet the following criteria:
Safely lit - Car parks must be to a specified luminance to ensure the car park is bright and people can see where they are going.
Clean - Graffiti must be removed within a reasonable time scale and litter removed regularly.
Safe pedestrian access - People should be able to move easily between the parking facilities and amenities.
Good signage - Signage must be provided to identify entrances and exits, directions to lifts, stairwells, payment machines or meters and clear signposting from the car park entrance directing people to the location of specialist bays e.g. disabled or parent and child.
Designated bays enforced - It is essential that where different bays are reserved for different groups of people, only those people park in them.