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Lock-up garages in Thorburn Sq.

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Tuesday 2 January 2007 2.28pm
Does anybody know who owns the lock-up garages just off Thorburn Square and whether it is possible to purchase these?

Many thanks,

Tuesday 2 January 2007 3.29pm
They're rented out by the council.
Tuesday 2 January 2007 3.46pm
Thanks. Do you know who to contact at the council and whether there is a waiting list?
Tuesday 2 January 2007 6.17pm
I believe there's an office on Spa Road where you can apply, and there was a short waiting list when we rented one a year or so back.
Wednesday 3 January 2007 9.50am
Chris - the problem with lock-ups is that I feel they are less safe in some ways than leaving your car on the raod. I had one a while back but they're so issolated, anyone can break in and nobody will see the criminals. At least on our street (Alma Grove) you can see your car, other people do keep an eye out for dodgy people, and it's easier to access.

I've found that lock-ups just end up being a pain in the long run. You can't get out of the car without banging the doors, you feel vulnerable when you park in them in the dark etc.
Wednesday 3 January 2007 12.56pm
As far as I know there is talk of these garages being knocked down & replaced with housing
Wednesday 3 January 2007 3.17pm
Thank you all and Happy New Year.


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