Edinburgh Greggs delivery driver enrages locals by parking on double yellows

A Greggs delivery driver has caused outrage in Edinburgh after parking their truck on double yellow lines outside a city centre branch. Twitter user YPLAC Edinburgh captured a photograph of the large HGV vehicle outside the bakery branch on Nicolson Street on Tuesday after a similar snap was taken in the same location a day before. The company’s official Twitter account promised to “take action” following the incident less than 24 hours earlier.

READ MORE – Edinburgh nurse raging at callous crooks who stole her treasured Land Rover YPLAC Edinburgh expressed their frustration in a Twitter post which includes the hashtag #noLoadingBlipsInOperation. The tweet reads: “2 nights in a row that @GreggsOfficial HGVs illegally unloading outside Nicholson Street branch where #noLoadingBlipsInOperation – despite being assured last time “[their] transport team … will take action on this.”

The official Greggs twitter account responded to the post with “concerned to hear about this” and assured the group that they will be provided with an update as soon as possible.

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To sign up, simply enter your email address into this link here and select Daily News. Another image uploaded to Twitter from May 28 captures a Greggs van parked vastly on the pavement on Waverley Bridge shortly after 8pm. The post accuses the firm of “reducing space, making it difficult for the vulnerable, damaging pavements and making the city less pleasurable to walk it.”

A user points out: “That road is closed to through traffic too ie no clear reason to even consider the need to park on the pavement!??” Another tweet from February 19 shows the company’s vehicle to be parked in a similar manner although they are located just a few metres away from a dedicated unloading space. An angry user commented on the post saying: “Send them the fine for the offence then double the bill for the replacement slabs.

Taxpayer shouldn’t have to shoulder the burden of this in safety loss and tax money to replace the damage these vehicles on pavements do all over Edinburgh” whilst another simply stated: “criminal offence, Section 19 Road Traffic Act 1988.”

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