Plans to scrap on-street parking for disabled people in the heart of Wolverhampton have been dropped amid concern that it would prove difficult for them to get into the city centre.
Wolverhampton City Council had been looking to remove disabled spaces on a number of streets with disabled drivers, instead offered free parking on off-street council-run car parks as part of a £5 million overhaul of the city centre.
However, the authority has changed its mind after consulting the public on the proposals.
The overall scheme would see one-way systems created, pavements widened and streets pedestrianised.
The council believes it can attract new shops, high quality offices and 1,300 homes by pumping money into improving the look of the city centre and the flow of traffic.