Yesterday I read for the first time the LIDL parking rules and I was shocked !!!
Why? Well you get 90 minutes to park and if you return within 2hours then you agree to pay a fee of £90 to the company that runs the car park on behalf of LIDL.
Having got a response of "nothing to do with me" from the Fareham Hampshire manager I rang customer services with the following question If having shopped for say 30 minutes and left the car park then I remember an item that I had forgotten (my example was butter) and I returned to the store say 15 minutes later then would my pack of butter cost me £1 plus the £90 charge as I had returned before the 2hours was up.
LIDL customer services said YES I WOULD BE EXPECTED TO PAY the £90 plus of course the £1 for the butter. So be carefull if you forget an item and return to LIDL I appreciate that there is some legal issues on whether the fine/payment is valid but who needs the stress of letters through the post.
parking eye who i think take care of lidl have been sending me letters at random times informing me i owe them £200+ for a parking infringement at some services which was from about aug 2014 they also informed me later by letter, the case had gone to Northampton county court, and i now have a ccj this cannot be right as i have just applied for finance a few days ago and it passed without any ccj s showing up and in january a letter arrived and said if monies weren't paid by march 1st bailiffs will come i daresnt leave the house in case they come an i miss them..... i wish they'd hurry up im running really low on milk
hhhmmmmmm no need to get stressed about these muppets wish id kept all the letters, but after i finished laughing i threw them in the recycling
Our Lidl stores here in Hampshire give 90 minutes free parking , BUT you must enter your reg number and scan your till receipt when you leave the store [ this ensures you are actually a customer ]as parking eye takes a picture of your reg plate, a no return etc, as standard, all very simple really, the days of free for all parking is over me thinks, good thing in many ways as some folk would park all day and thus prevent others a chance to park, I'm all right Jack comes to mind, how difficult is it to read the notice boards at parking venues and determine what rules apply at that time, as for not paying the fines well good luck with that, watch the Bailiff programmes on TV and you will see that non paid parking fines escalate to thousands of pounds with fees and court charges and folks loose their vehicles and property to the bailiffs to offset the debts.I do not like it any more than you but that is how it is.
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