Published: 12:57, 26 March 2020
| Updated: 13:03, 26 March 2020
Free parking has been announced for Dover District Council's car parks.
A statement, published on the authority's website said: "Parking enforcement is suspended apart from disabled bays, bus stands, single and double yellow lines, zig zags on crossings and outside those schools still open.
"Resident and business permit holders can use the car parks at anytime."
Deal car parks include: Middle Street, Union Road, West Street (formerly St George's), Beach Street, Town Hall, Stanhope Road, South Street, Walmer Castle, Deal Castle, Tides, Victoria Park, On Street: Beach Street, Victoria Road, Stanhope Road,, King Street, Prince of Wales Terrace.
Dover car parks: Albany Place, Bench Street, Camden Crescent, Ladywell, Maison Diew Road, Norman Street, Pencester Road, Stembrook, Samphire Hoe, Townwall Street, Woolcomber Street, On-street: Seafront, Pencester Road, Castle Street.
Sandwich car parks: The Quay, Guildhall, Gaze Salts, On Street: Market Street, New Street
Yesterday, Deal's main car park was almost empty with a small scattering of cars while the High Street was like a ghost town.
For more information on what services are operating across the district during the coronavirus crisis, click here.
For all the latest coronavirus news and advice click here.
READ MORE: All the breaking news from across Kent
More by this authorBeth Robson