HERE we go again - when, when, when will the licensing authorities vote in favour of the residents (hard-working, mostly tax-paying, law-abiding citizens) of areas which have already been plagued with parking problems? (Club may force temple to close, Uxbridge and West Drayton Gazette, June 30).

The new owner of the 'club' states that she will invigorate the premises inside and out, which will then accommodate up to 140 people.

However, has she given any thought at all into where her visitors are going to park? No, I don't think so!

But why should she be concerned - they certainly won't be parking outside her front door will they?

She won't have to endure the noise of drunks and cars starting up when she 'shuts shop' at 11pm.

Bad enough at weekends, but what about weekdays?

Most of us, as I said, are tax-paying citizens who obviously have to get up to work every day.

We in the neighbourhood of Dellfied Crescent, and probably Lodge Close, Clammas Way and elsewhere have suffered previously from the hordes of students who abused our streets and parked wherever they felt fit, not always in consideration of others either.

It has taken us some years to get a reasonable car parking system introduced into this vicinity, and now she is going to abuse it.

To add to that, the previous history of the drinking club situated next to the temple bears witness to the traumas that residents experienced when the club was called Caesars, Buddys and even as far back as the Ex-Service club.

Then, and when the temple was acquired, at certain times of the day and weekends we again experienced difficulties in trying to park outside our own homes.

Through the pages of this paper we say 'no': Find some premises where the offer of substantial car parking facilities are available.


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