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Sunday, 8 July 2012

Monkey's Jump Park and Ride Carpark, Dorchester

Having been away for a while, I am wondering what is happening with the "temporary" Sailing Olympics Park and Ride Car Park below Maiden Castle, at Monkeys Jump Roundabout (opposite McDonalds).

Here is the report (Pdf)

Dorset Echo report

It looks to me as if the plan is to make this a permanent Park and Ride park (for up to 950 cars) to serve Dorchester rather than just the Sailing Olympics.

Martinstown Residents oppose the plan

Good for McDonalds, bad for lovers of Maiden Castle and Martinstown, and for the immediate area.


Or have there been other developments that I have missed?



Update from Dorset Echo, 1 August 2012

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