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Parking problems to finally be addressed
A NIGHTMARE road could finally be sorted following complaints about double parking.
Cars have been clogging up both sides of Endeavour Drive in Basildon for months since the firm First Data moved in from its old base in Christopher Martin Road.
With no yellow lines on the street, cars have been parking for up to a quarter of a mile along the road causing problems for other vehicles trying to get along it.
Ralph Morgan, spokesman for the Basildon Hackney Carriage Association, said the road was a hazard to drivers.
He said: “It is really positive that the problem is finally being dealt with. Let’s hope we don’t have any other problems like this.”
First Data’s car park in Endeavour Drive has enough room for 500 cars, but it is also running a shuttle bus service from a multi-storey car park in Paycocke Road in a bid to allieviate the parking problem.
An Essex County Council spokesman said: “Following the advertising of these road restrictions and the statutory consultation, the double yellow lines will be put in place this month.”