UK time is: 13:18:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Residents Zone To Cause Havoc

The official site have informed Aston Villa supporters that a new Residents'Parking Zone scheme will come into operation from our game against Portsmouth on Saturday 4th March.

The statement explains:

'The scheme prohibits on-street parking in the roads surrounding Villa Park on match days. Large roadside signs will inform you that you are entering the zone, and will also indicate the date on which the scheme is operative.

Birmingham City Council intend to enforce compliance with the scheme by means of fixed penalty tickets and vehicle removals. We would point out that the scheme is not in any way controlled or administered by the club. It is an arrangement between the council and the residents.'

Oh joy, more bedlam. Why aren't the Council of Birmingham proud to have such a fantastic club within it's boundaries? And what other arrangements have they made for match day traffic? Absolutely none knowing the council!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 15 2006

Time: 12:10PM

Your Comments

It's a discrace. I like so many others have parked in the same spot for years. Never had any trouble, no moaning from resisdents and its saved me a fortune (money which can then be spent in the ground or the club shop). Yet another step in driving the ordinary working class supporter away from our football grounds.
DeanoVilla
It's a discrace. I like so many others have parked in the same spot for years. Never had any trouble, no moaning from resisdents and its saved me a fortune (money which can then be spent in the ground or the club shop). Yet another step in driving the ordinary working class supporter away from our football grounds.
DeanoVilla
I always park in the leisure centre. It costs 6. The main problem about the place is getting out of it at the end of the game. It can add up to an hour on to my journey. The match against Q.P.R. , in the league cup, last season the police refused to supervise the traffic. As a result I was still sitting in the car park at nearly 11.30. So I will have to say will the West Midlands police supervise the match day traffic. If not it will be complete and utter chaos.
still skeggy
I always park in the leisure centre. It costs 6. The main problem about the place is getting out of it at the end of the game. It can add up to an hour on to my journey. The match against Q.P.R. , in the league cup, last season the police refused to supervise the traffic. As a result I was still sitting in the car park at nearly 11.30. So I will have to say will the West Midlands police supervise the match day traffic. If not it will be complete and utter chaos.
still skeggy
exactly what happened at pompey, expect it to be heavily patrolled with parkies. takes u slike 2 hours to find a spot the carpark is going to be iCompletely full No Suprise !!!! UNLUCKY
pompeyboy
exactly what happened at pompey, expect it to be heavily patrolled with parkies. takes u slike 2 hours to find a spot the carpark is going to be iCompletely full No Suprise !!!! UNLUCKY
pompeyboy
Its typical of this country and now its local governance. If the locals cant handle some match traffic on match day then why live their? Half of the estates around Villa Park are council property anyhow which the Villa Fan tax payer is paying for anyhow!
leelindsay
Its typical of this country and now its local governance. If the locals cant handle some match traffic on match day then why live their? Half of the estates around Villa Park are council property anyhow which the Villa Fan tax payer is paying for anyhow!
leelindsay
Dont we pay enough to see villa lose already.
villabug
Dont we pay enough to see villa lose already.
villabug
Like the pubs around our ground, the parking is a disgrace.
BEEFY
Like the pubs around our ground, the parking is a disgrace.
BEEFY
need a free X box 360? then go to http://www.consolegrab.co.uk/?r=51383 its fun, free and easy. good luck!
jon12
need a free X box 360? then go to http://www.consolegrab.co.uk/?r=51383 its fun, free and easy. good luck!
jon12
Unbeleivable,it seems football fans and motorists are fair game for anything when it comes to the council and goverment
dannydeeavfc
Unbeleivable,it seems football fans and motorists are fair game for anything when it comes to the council and goverment
dannydeeavfc
just pay in a proper car park tight arses
was_danrenshaw
just pay in a proper car park tight arses
was_danrenshaw
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Football vs Golf (Wednesday October 1 2014)

The Villa Times - 30/09/2014 (Tuesday September 30 2014)

U21s - Villa 3-0 Bolton (Monday September 29 2014)

Benteke Steps Up His Fitness (Monday September 29 2014)

The Vital Villa Fantasy League Table (Monday September 29 2014)

Lambert Content Following Chelsea Loss (Sunday September 28 2014)

Stats: Chelsea v Aston Villa (Saturday September 27 2014)

Something For The Weekend (467) (Friday September 26 2014)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Man City 6 3 2 1 5 11
4. Arsenal 6 2 4 0 4 10
5. Swansea 6 3 1 2 2 10
6. Aston Villa 6 3 1 2 -3 10
7. Man Utd 6 2 2 2 2 8
8. Spurs 6 2 2 2 1 8
9. Crystal Palace 6 2 2 2 0 8

Breaking League News

Irvine Gives Pre Liverpool Injury Update
WBA : 01/10/2014 13:08:00
United Chase Turin Duo?
Man Utd : 01/10/2014 13:07:00
Returning Home?
Man Utd : 01/10/2014 13:06:00
Football vs Golf
Aston Villa : 01/10/2014 12:54:00
Pearson Gives Burnley Injury Update
Leicester City : 01/10/2014 12:37:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

If you could only have one of these players renew, which one would it be?
Suggested By:  Ali Arab
Vlaar 9%
Delph 53%
Grealish 38%