What does it mean to be in a pedestrian zone?
To make sure you don’t end up with a fine in the city centre, read on to find out where you can drive, and when.
We have pedestrian zones to make it safer, more accessible and more appealing for shoppers in the city centre. Pedestrianised areas also have lower air pollution, are quieter, and look nicer. There are also economic benefits as more people buy from shops in pedestrian zones.
Where are they in Wrexham city centre?
In Wrexham, we have three types of pedestrian zone – depending on where they are and the needs of residents and businesses based on the streets.
Pedestrian Zone A:
No access to motor vehicles except for buses/disabled blue badge holders/loading and unloading: before 11:30am and after 5pm Monday-Friday, before 9:30am and after 5pm Saturday and before 1pm and after 5pm on Sunday
Where: Lambpit Street, Queen Street, Henblas Street, Hope Street, Chester Street
Pedestrian Zone B:
No access to all motor vehicles except for loading and unloading, hackney carriages and taxis.
Where: Rhosddu Road (by Army careers office) and Argyle Street
Pedestrian Zone C:
No access all motor vehicles except for disabled blue badge holders, loading and unloading.
Where: Charles Street
What happens if you break the rules?
If you park a vehicle in a pedestrian zone when you shouldn’t, you can be issued with a penalty notice of £70 by the council’s traffic enforcement officers.
Driving through a pedestrian zone when you shouldn’t could mean a fine from the police.
Its your responsibility as the vehicle driver to check the signs in place and know the rules of the road.
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