Cheap parking ploy to draw more Xmas shoppers into CBD

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THERE will be cheap parking at four City of Perth Parking (CPP) sites until December 29 this year to draw more shoppers into the CBD.

The CPP locations will offer $10 weekday parking as an incentive to keep Christmas shoppers in the City.

Deputy Lord Mayor Jemma Green said the offer was valid for Terrace Road, Pier Street, State Library and the Cultural Centre carparks from 6am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

“The administration’s decision to implement a discounted day rate is expected to encourage people into the city to do their Christmas shopping, and inject spending into the local economy over the six week period,” she said.

“The move works in conjunction with the State Government’s approval of extended trading hours for the festive season.

“This parking special allows the City to strategically support local business and retail, while continuing to ensure the financial sustainability of CPP.”

Councillors James Limnios and Reece Harley have in the past supported limited free parking to support local retailers.

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