Newquay besieged by overnight campers causing chaos in residential developments


There is a plan to tackle overnight camping in Newquay after motorhome users parking in residential areas prompted antisocial behavior.

Following complaints from residents about noise, litter and other anti-social issues, Cornwall Council has launched a consultation on proposals to ban overnight parking for motor vehicles and motorcycles in certain neighborhoods in the city.

The affected areas are Trebarwith Crescent, Island Crescent and Bothwicks Road.

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The restrictions, which are expected to be in place between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m., are aimed at tackling the growing number of motorhomes and larger vehicles parked on residential streets.

Louis Gardner, Mayor of Newquay and Cornwall Councilor for Newquay Central and Pentire, said: “It is important that all residents take the time to respond to the consultation, whether they support the proposals, want changes or are against it. project. We really want to hear your point of view on how to resolve the issues raised. “

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The deadline for responding to the consultation is Wednesday, January 12, 2022.

Cornwall Council is also consulting on a number of proposed Newquay road restrictions. These include:

  • Bank Street – proposed street parking restrictions to facilitate a limited waiting area allowing motorists to park for a maximum of 30 minutes between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.
  • Beachfield Avenue – proposed one-way traffic restriction to address problems caused by reckless and obstructive parking.
  • Glamis Road – has proposed no waiting restrictions at any time all year round, to prevent obstructive parking.
  • Tredour Road – offered no waiting at any time all year round, to prevent troublesome parking.
  • Trenance Lane – proposal to introduce a year-round waiting ban and changes to existing street parking restrictions.

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