|What is a “carfree
Carfree development’s are those that do not have facilities
for the parking of motor vehicles. In the case of residential developments
that are in a controlled parking zone, this usually involves preventing
the residents from obtaining on-street parking permits, in addition
to no off-street parking being provided (apart from disabled bays).
Carfree developments often have a car club attached to them as a
community facility. For further information on car clubs, and their
role within carfree developments see the carplus website: www.carplus.org.uk
What is a “low car development”?
These are occasionally mentioned in conjunction with carfree developments.
“Low car developments” are those that have a restricted
parking supply, both on- and off-street.
How will I travel without a car?
Carfree developments are designed on a case by case basis to ensure
that residents have access to a range of transport modes, including
the underground, trains, buses, as well as high quality walking and