Parking On The Job.....

Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by MikeJP, Sep 4, 2012.

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  1. MikeJP

    MikeJP Active Member
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    So how are you guys managing to park in city/town centres when it comes to doing the commercial jobs or a block of flats for example??

    I ask this because of the problem with double yellow lines or bus lanes etc. Are there such things as trader permits that allow you the park there at certain times maybe?

    Obviously there's money to be made on these shops, bars, pubs we see on the high street but i'm just curious as to how to get around these 'no parking areas' that are all over the place.
     
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  2. Gmeister

    Gmeister Grand Master
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    If its the City Centre you can get a permit, usualy costs alot of money, (between £100 to £1000! yearly!)

    Not sure about town centres as there usually smaller.

    Not worth it unless you clean loads of shops/pub/clubs windows every day!
     
  3. mr shine

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    i often do my commercial work early morning evenings or the odd time on a sunday when the traffic is quiet
     
  4. harunh

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    do it all early mornings :) when its dead
     
  5. Masons

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    I do no work where you can't park.

    Simple.

    I don't do any work in town or city centres.
    This is a problem I thankfully don't ever have to deal with.
     
  6. rcproperty

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    when doing my shops and commercial work there are parking for a hour at a time. but get on well with the traffic warden so park up there for 3-4 hours no problem.

    others i pay for parking or park on a free parking road and use the trolly to clean them with.
     
  7. Shaun1977

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    Stick on curb n whop the hazards on lol
     
  8. rcproperty

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    i got yellow flashing lights set up on my van so i have them on
     
  9. windybenn

    windybenn Active Member
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    dont other window cleaners take the mick out of you when they drive past with that diy back pack you got lol
     
  10. rcproperty

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    lol dont have back pack and never will, they are to heavy and bulky and dont carry enough water. if you are on about the trolly with a 25lt barrel pump and battery a lot of them like the idea of it and have asked me for about making them and where i got the bits. then the poles i have had some larger window cleaning companys ask me about them as they reduce the risk assesment when you use them with a back pack as there is never any trailing hoses when you use the pole upto 32ft and when you have it at its lowest.

    had other window cleaners come up and asked me to have a go with them etc

    so in answer no they dont.
     
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