Higher fees for Markeaton Park parking and cricket pitch rental planned by Derby City Council
Details of planned price hikes for parking at Markeaton Park and cricket pitch rental have been revealed by Derby City Council.
The authority wants to increase the parking charges from £1 to £1.40 for one hour, from £2 to £2.70 for up to four hours, and from £2.60 to £3.60 for over four hours.
No date has yet been decided for the change, but it will be in the next 12 months.
The council aslo wants to increase cricket pitch rental fees for its grounds at Markeaton Park, King George V Fields, Parker's Piece, Chaddesden Park, Chellaston Park, and Darley Fields.
From April 1, the price for weekly evening matches from 5pm is set to increase from £37.80 to £55, and for weekday, weekend, and public holiday games from £52.20 to £66.
A council report on the matter says it "should be noted that this increase is likely to be shared between 22 players".
A final decision on the changes will be made at the authority's leisure and culture cabinet member meeting on Thursday.