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Transport & Movement

Access Arrangements

  • New traffic signal controlled junction on A371 Locking Moor Road incorporating controlled pedestrian crossing.
  • New access road through Locking Parklands with adjacent pedestrian/cycle corridor.

Traffic

  • Estimated 500,000 visitors in first year.
  • Busiest in ski season but other attractions in the vicinity mean visitors will be well spread throughout the year.
  • Busiest in Friday PM peak and on Saturday afternoons:
  • Typically 100 visitor cars per hour.
  • Plus staff at shift changes.

Off-Site Implications

  • 682 car parking spaces including
  • 41 x 3+ spaces.
  • 19 disabled spaces.
  • 34 combined disabled/parent & child spaces.
  • In addition to the above, there are:
  • 5 coach spaces.
  • 6 mini-bus spaces.
  • Public and mini-bus drop off.
  • 34 overlooked visitor cycle stands.
  • 33 secure indoor staff cycle stands.

Travel Plan Measures

  • LeisureDome shuttle mini-buses connecting to the town centre, bus and rail stations and other selected locations.
  • Staff shifts selected to minimise impact in peak periods.
  • Ski and other booked sessions timed to avoid peak period travel.

Alpine McCannix Motion Ramp Park
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