Taxi chaos angers veteran trader

Taxi chaos angers veteran trader

Francis Batt

Taxi chaos angers veteran trader

Taxis parking illegally on pavements and in loading bays are annoying a veteran Windsor trader.

At Tuesday's annual meeting of Windsor District Chamber of Commerce, past president David Jessey said: "For a historic town of quality seeing taxis littering up High Street, Thames Street, pavements and loading bays is a disgrace."

Mr Jessey - former proprietor of John Goodwin Menswear - called for a 'stacking area' to be established where taxis could wait until a legal space was available and suggested the coach park in Alma Road.

The meeting took place at Sir Christopher Wren Hotel in Thames Street. It saw Amanda Gee elected president of the chamber after three years as a serving chairman.

Phil McMichael, who owns the franchise for Bang and Olufsen in High Street, was elected chairman. 

Jeremy Davies stayed as chairman of the chamber's Ascot section for a second year.

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