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watch out there is a yellow line and a restriction in front of the new Apartments they have built but only in front of these apartments.

Also dont forget this is Canterbury Council that have given us the best Aires In the country all for £2.50 per night. You can park at Tankerton Slope in the day and then go to the Aires for the night.
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watch out there is a yellow line and a restriction in front of the new Apartments they have built but only in front of these apartments.

Also dont forget this is Canterbury Council that have given us the best Aires In the country all for £2.50 per night. You can park at Tankerton Slope in the day and then go to the Aires for the night.
I really liked lying in bed in the morning, looking out the window, and seeing the sea!

In the summer evenings, it's lovely to have dinner on the sea front - I remember leaving for London at 8pm at night, after having had dinner. That won't be allowed now.

However, I can do this from Marine Parade, just as well as from Marine Crescent, so I'll just move up the road a bit.

I think the long termers were right at the end of Marine Crescent, where there is a big grass bit, and there were a few dodgy looking vans, so I can understand the complaints.

It's a shame we all get tarred with the same brush.
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Well done!

Did you ask for the 'Traffic Order' referred to? If so what was the outcome?

It would be silly if someone had to use the FOI Act to obtain it.

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How many times over the past few years have we been at wonderful spots all over Europe, seen some idiot behavour by motorhome owners, and said to ourselves that the facility would be lost if people carried on like this. Lo and behold on the next visit that is exactly what has happened.

I don't know the answer but I think it pointless to keep blaming local authorities and their residents when it's clearly our own fault.
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http://www.canterbury.gov.uk/assets/...ion%202011.pdf

"caravan" has the same meaning as in Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960, s 29(1) namely "any structure designed or adapted for human habitation which is capable of being moved from one place to another (whether being towed, or by being transported on a motor vehicle or trailer) and any motor vehicle so designed or adapted, but does not include (a) any railway rolling stock which is for the time on rails forming part of a railway system: or (b) a tent."


TABLE (Article 42) Prohibition of parking of caravans between 6.30pm and midnight and between midnight and 8.30am
MARINE CRESCENT Both For the entire length of the road, excluding the length outside 1a to 21 Marine Crescent and 46 to
60 Marine Crescent.

Those addresses are where Marine Crescent bends away from the sea. So you can park there, but you won't be facing the sea.

I still don't understand how parking signs with no yellow lines or restricted bays are legal, but hey.
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watch out there is a yellow line and a restriction in front of the new Apartments they have built but only in front of these apartments.

Also dont forget this is Canterbury Council that have given us the best Aires In the country all for £2.50 per night. You can park at Tankerton Slope in the day and then go to the Aires for the night.
I really liked lying in bed in the morning, looking out the window, and seeing the sea!

In the summer evenings, it's lovely to have dinner on the sea front - I remember leaving for London at 8pm at night, after having had dinner. That won't be allowed now.

However, I can do this from Marine Parade, just as well as from Marine Crescent, so I'll just move up the road a bit.

I think the long termers were right at the end of Marine Crescent, where there is a big grass bit, and there were a few dodgy looking vans, so I can understand the complaints.

It's a shame we all get tarred with the same brush.
I understand your love of the sea as thats why I live here in Seasalter
In the New Year I will make a list where you can stay down here by the sea front and PM to you --dont want to many knowing
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Just a quick update.

Sorry, forgot to mention that the signs are only in Marine Crescent so far.

On Marine Parade at the moment there are no specific motorhome restrictions.

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Just a quick update.

Sorry, forgot to mention that the signs are only in Marine Crescent so far.

On Marine Parade at the moment there are no specific motorhome restrictions.

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Yes Motorhomes can be parked in Marine parade but there is restricted parking by the New Apartments they have built as they put one yellow line and a sign on a lampost as they dont want any parking of any vehicle in front of the New Apartments. We wondered when this might spread as there are rumors of Parking Meters being added

Infact there has been a lot of meetings about parking in Tankerton as they wanted to sell the big Car Park and that is what has sparked the meetings.
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Mind you.... it's just a sign. The remedy for breach is to get a ticket. It's not the end of the world.

I came back to Covent Garden the other day to find a massive minibus parked in the 24/7 residents bay.

When I asked him whether he might move so that I could park, he declined.

When I explained it was a 24/7 residents bay his answer was: I don't see any cameras to catch me!
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