Council opens public survey on managing Salthill parking

Galway Daily news salthill parking survey

Galway City Council is asking residents, businesses, and visitors to Salthill to take part in a parking management study of the area.

The council is seeking public recommendations on regulating parking in the area, and encouraging potential active travel measures along the Prom.

Jimmy Callan, Acting Senior Engineer, Galway City Council commented, “The character of Salthill has changed over time but still retains its distinctive character and amenity value.”

In recent years it has re-established itself as an urban village with an increase in the permanent residential population, supporting a broader range of services for the local community and visitors.”

“The purpose of this parking study is to establish a relationship between how people are using Salthill, and where they choose to park.”

“Previous public consultation in relation to Covid measures in summer 2020 shows there is a strong demand to look at how travel and parking is managed in Salthill in the longer term.

“Galway City Council welcomes the input, and insight, of residents, businesses, commuters and visitors to the area”.

Submissions in this study can be made up to July 10 through or directly at

If you cannot access the survey online, but wish to respond, contact the city council at – or 091 536400.