‘Drunkenness and preventing’ reported at seashore as new parking restrictions are available in


Restrictions have been launched at Oxwich Bay automobile park (Picture: Wales On-line)

Oxwich Bay in has restricted entry for vans and high-top autos in a bid to cease individuals staying in a single day and inflicting anti-social behaviour. The peak barrier has been lowered to six-feet, that means vans and high-rise vehicles should park behind the automobile park, which is farthest from the seashore entrance.

Penrice Fort Cottages, linked to Penrice Fort Property which runs the automobile park, took to Fb to announce the brand new restrictions,

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They wrote: “We want to let all van house owners know that the peak barrier at Oxwich has been lowered to 6 foot.

“Which means that the one parking for vans and excessive high autos might be behind the automobile park subsequent to the doorway hut.

“We advise van house owners to reach early to keep away from disappointment.

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“This measure has been taken to cease unlawful in a single day parking on the seashore entrance which has been a significant issue in latest months.”


Visitors queuing to entry the automobile park (Picture: Wales On-line)

Penrice Fort mentioned there could be a facet barrier the place bigger autos might entry the automobile park, however they must depart at 5.30pm when it was locked.

The choice to vary the car top restriction has divided customers of the automobile park with one Fb person commenting on the announcement to say that they: “Absolutely help the transfer. It has been terrible during the last month. Camper vans taking on with smoky fires, loud music and piles of garbage. If the facet gate might be opened for vans with kayaks and many others – sensible. I battle with my kayak and go as early as potential to get near the slipway.”

One other Fb person commented that: “That is horrible. What about these of us who need to spend the day there however need to have their van on the entrance? It is the explanation why we go.”

An area dad or mum mentioned they “will not be coming again” to the automobile park as they normally park their transit van within the automobile park which they use to move their youngsters, canines and paddle boards to the seashore.

A spokesperson from Penrice Fort mentioned: “The measure has been taken to cease unlawful and unauthorised in a single day stays by vans on the seashore entrance.

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“This has been an issue for a few years however has reached unacceptable proportions since Covid.

“Over latest weekends, the seashore entrance has been monopolised by some van house owners who refuse to maneuver and change into aggressive when approached.

“There have been incidents of drunkenness and preventing.

“As typical, it’s a query of the minority ruining issues for almost all of van house owners.

“Solely vans launching boats might be allowed to the entrance however they have to be out by 5.30pm when the facet barrier is locked.

“In sure circumstances, we can also permit vans with kayaks to off load on the entrance offered they then park within the rear automobile park.”

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