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    • surfsister
    • By surfsister 14th Jun 17, 5:55 PM
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    parked car now has police cones all round it advice please?
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    • 14th Jun 17, 5:55 PM
    parked car now has police cones all round it advice please? 14th Jun 17 at 5:55 PM
    i parked in my usual place and a bit later walked to the shops and saw that the police? had put cones along the road and either side of my car. there is nowhere else to park or I would move it. Any advice as what to do please? there is no sign to suggest why this has been done.
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    • Aylesbury Duck
    • By Aylesbury Duck 14th Jun 17, 6:33 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 6:33 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 6:33 PM
    I would move it, even if you have to ask a favour of a neighbour or friend. What you don't want to discover is that there are works being carried out and your car is possibly trapped for the duration or susceptible to damage.
    • debtdebt
    • By debtdebt 14th Jun 17, 6:54 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 6:54 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 6:54 PM
    So you're saying there is absolutely no other places to park your car within a reasonable distance of your home? That's rubbish.

    The Police have put the cones out for a reason. Your car will be causing an obstruction or will get damaged. Get it moved.
    • Mobeer
    • By Mobeer 14th Jun 17, 7:02 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 7:02 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 7:02 PM
    If the cones are all along the road then they will be to stop parking. I wouldn't see any problem in you driving elsewhere - just shift a cone, move the car a little and put the cone back before you drive away.

    It might not have been the police though. Councils will put out cones in advanced of roadworks to stop parking ahead of time.
    • arcon5
    • By arcon5 14th Jun 17, 7:26 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 7:26 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 7:26 PM
    So you're saying there is absolutely no other places to park your car within a reasonable distance of your home? That's rubbish.
    Originally posted by debtdebt
    What a ridiculous comment
    • agrinnall
    • By agrinnall 14th Jun 17, 7:52 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 7:52 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 7:52 PM
    What a ridiculous comment
    Originally posted by arcon5
    Why do you think it's ridicuous? The OP said

    there is nowhere else to park or I would move it.
    Originally posted by surfsister
    That's clearly not true, hence debtdebt's comment.
    • surfsister
    • By surfsister 14th Jun 17, 10:57 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 10:57 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 10:57 PM
    thanks all! No the nearest parking is all resident parking with permits I parked there once and got a £30 ticket!!or a paying car park. Anyway other people have voted with their feet so to speak and parked and moved the cones together into a smaller space! All seems ok so far. I will move it at 8 tomorrow when I go out.

    Bit odd of the cone warden to put cones surrounding my car though!!
    • treboeth
    • By treboeth 15th Jun 17, 12:17 AM
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    • 15th Jun 17, 12:17 AM
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    • 15th Jun 17, 12:17 AM
    Why not contact the local Station or Council ?
    • Nodding Donkey
    • By Nodding Donkey 15th Jun 17, 7:28 AM
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    • #9
    • 15th Jun 17, 7:28 AM
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    • 15th Jun 17, 7:28 AM
    The only advice can be.


    Move it
    • Shaka_Zulu
    • By Shaka_Zulu 15th Jun 17, 7:55 AM
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    I will move it at 8 tomorrow when I go out.
    Originally posted by surfsister
    If it is still there
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 15th Jun 17, 8:45 AM
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    You manage to move your car OP ?

    Do you know why the cones were out ?
    Je Suis Charlie
    • AdrianC
    • By AdrianC 15th Jun 17, 9:50 AM
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    I'm just going to put this thread here for the OP's benefit...
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5663959
    • surfsister
    • By surfsister 16th Jun 17, 1:10 PM
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    thanks both! moved it and in the afternoon!!! they came to mend a small drainage area!! thanks for the support!
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