Lighting problems at St Albans’ temporary Westminster Lodge car park

PUBLISHED: 18:45 23 May 2011

St Albans City and District Council

St Albans City and District Council

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ST ALBANS: A new temporary car park on the Westminster Lodge site is causing problems for users at night because there is no lighting.

It has been created on the former grounds depot site because of the partial – and eventually full – closure of the car park fronting the Abbey Theatre where construction work on the new leisure centre is getting underway.

Abbey Theatre audiences in particular have found it difficult getting back to their vehicles at the end of an evening’s performance and have had to pick their way across an unlit car park with a relatively rough surface.

But a spokesperson for the district council said this week that lighting columns for the car park had been ordered and were due to be delivered in the next two weeks.

She added: “Once that has happened, the contractor will confirm the date of installation.”

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