As part of the scheme, we will be supporting sustainable travel by implementing a range of transport measures, including a local mini-bus and taxi service, to help meet demand for short trips within the surrounding area and reducing the need for private cars.
We recognise that for many older people, car ownership is central to independent living. An Automated Parking System (APS) is proposed at ground floor level with access provided next to the main entrance lobby. The APS will consist of car lifts, with an Automated Guided Vehicle System which uses traffic management software to manage the automated storage and retrieval of vehicles. This provides for a significantly more efficient car park and is much safer for users. We will be providing 150 car parking spaces through this mechanism.
We will also be providing visitor parking to ensure that there will be no additional parking burden on the local area.