Summer parks and parks unveiled for Bournemouth and Poole


PARK-AND-RIDE services will operate in Bournemouth and Poole this summer to help cope with an expected influx of staying visitors.

Bournemouth services will start in time for the May Bank Holiday weekend and Poole will be in service from July.

Services will extend from Kings Park to Boscombe Pier and Poole Civic Center to Sandbanks with the aim of alleviating pressure on waterfront and downtown parking lots.

And it will cost £ 5 per car to park with a free Morebus service every 15 minutes.

Services will depart Kings Park on May 29, 30 and 31, every weekend in June and July, and daily from July 24 to September 1.

the Poole service will operate daily from July 24 to September 5.

Councilor Mike Greene, BCP Transportation and Sustainability Council portfolio holder, said: “We know people will be eager to come back to the area and make the most of our award-winning beaches this summer.

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“By facilitating park-and-ride parking at these key locations, we will improve our ability to re-welcome people and handle the additional demand expected on the network. It will also help ensure that everyone can enjoy a relaxed, memorable and safe experience at the busiest. The time of year. ‘”

Andrew Wickham, Managing Director of Morebus, added: “We are delighted to be working proactively with the BCP board and supporting their plans to manage the resort in anticipation of an exceptional tourist season. Helping to reduce congestion, this service will be an excellent travel alternative. for residents, families and visitors. ”

For more information on the BCP Council’s summer readiness plans, visit bcpcouncil.gov.uk/summerreadiness


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