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Dad slapped with effective after household stays too lengthy at McDonald’s Playland car parking zone: experiences

A British man is combating a effective he claims he acquired after his spouse and children visited a McDonald’s final summer season, in line with experiences. 

The man, 35-year-old Marcus Ward, advised CoventryReside, his spouse took their two youngsters to a McDonald’s location in Walsgrave. The household selected this location in order that the youngsters use the “mushy play” facility, he stated. 

The McDonald's location in Walgraves, U.K. where the family reportedly exceeded the parking lot time limt. 

The McDonald’s location in Walgraves, U.Ok. the place the household reportedly exceeded the car parking zone time limt.  (Google Maps)

Just a few days later, Ward stated he acquired a effective of about £50 – equal to about $60 – from the UK Parking Control (UKPC) as a result of his spouse had apparently exceeded the 90-minute time restrict for the client park lot by about 10 minutes. 

“You have gotten a mushy play at that McDonald’s, so you will be there for lots longer than a traditional McDonald’s,” Marcus advised the outlet. “If you break down how lengthy it takes a dad or mum to get children out of the automobile, change them, feed them, and mushy play, it’s undoubtedly over an hour and a half.” 


Ward stated he was unaware of the parking rule regardless of having lived in Coventry his total life. 

“It is a hell of some huge cash for utilizing a facility that has a carpark,” he stated. “Everything is nearly arrange so that you can fail and be caught by this lure. It is unbelievable.” 

McDonald's golden arches.

McDonald’s golden arches. (iStock)

Ward stated he has been combating the parking effective since August however has been met with silence from UK Parking Control. As of February, the effective has reached £170 – which is barely greater than $200. 

Ward advised the publication he’s so “strongly in opposition to paying [the fine] morally, I’m digging my heels in and standing by my rules.” 

FOX Business has reached out to McDonald’s and the UKPC for remark. 


The US Sun experiences that different motorists have complained of being slapped with fines for exceeding the 90-minute parking time restrict at different McDonald’s areas within the U.Ok. 

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