Southwold Motorhome Ban – Or maybe not now Today I took up the poison chalice to represent motorhome owners following further adverse publicity which will result in the proposed ban on overnight parking in Southwold. I met (off the record) with Suffolk County Council and put forward a case why overnight parking should not be banned. After a very honest and frank meeting Suffolk County Council put forward a proposal to allow between 6-8 spaces for overnight parking which includes sleeping, cooking etc. They have further invite me to meet with Waveney District Council to look at another 10+ spaces nearby. The only problem with this is that the District Council own the local campsite, so clearly could have a conflict of interest. My next project is to meet with the very awkward Ipswich Borough Council, which have up to 100 potential spaces, right in the Town Centre. Presently the regulations allow HGV’s to eat, sleep and cook in their vehicles but not motorhomes. Watch this space. If anyone locally would like to help me with the overall issue of overnight motorhome parking in Suffolk, please feel free to PM me.