Dogging hot spot at Hereford town center car park

The top floor of one of Hereford’s multi-storey car parks is the preferred site for dogging, according to a website listing the county’s hotspots.

The upper level of Garrick’s downtown parking lot is the unlikely location for this new take on country pursuits. CCTV cameras have so far failed to capture any knee-shaking action.

A spokesman for Herefordshire Council said: “There are CCTV cameras at this location and we are not aware of any such activity. We encourage anyone who experiences anti-social behavior to contact the police.”

READ MORE: We take a look back at the glory days of salmon fishing on the River Wye

A shop owner near the Garrick car park said the only anti-social element he had experienced were children on skateboards going up and down the ramps in the evening. “But that’s about it,” he said, “and they’re not really problematic, just noisy.”

The Garrick parking lot as a potential dogging location is new to him. “What is it?, he said, “the country’s new doomsday pursuit? Hunting, shooting, fishing and now dogging? The mind gets confused.”

The Garrick car park in Hereford, a dogging hotspot

Outdoor action in this weather, he said, is likely to have a serious effect on performance anyway, he said, “and I think you know what I mean “.

West Mercia Police have received no reports of antisocial behavior in Garrick’s parking lot.

READ MORE: Firefighters spring into action as trampoline takes off

READ MORE: Parents in Herefordshire will pay nearly £1,000 for school buses this year