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20 March 2015 :: 07:03:42 am 100015

Automated Car Park Finally Ready

An automated car park in Bali Hai Pier which was started in 2008 and finished in October 2013 is finally ready to be used after it received heavy criticism by local people.
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PATTAYA – Recently [PattayaDailyNews]; Pattaya officials had been allocated by the government about 738 million baht in 2008 in order to construct an automatic car park which can hold 400 cars in Bali Hai pier.

 

However, it had been completed in October 2013 and was still not ready to open which caused a lot of criticism among local people. Later, Mr.Itthipol Khunpluuem-mayor of Pattaya- explicated that it would be handed over to a private sector to get it up and running within 1-2 months.

 

Mr.Wutthipol Charoenpol-chief of Pattaya- revealed that MP Meg Co Ltd will be taking over the project and he had authorized the operator to manage the building.

 
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The cars will be driven into the car park then the computer system will take the car to a selected floor, therefore the staff need to be professional to take care of the system.

 

The system is now 100% ready and you can use it form the 16th – 22nd march for free and the building will be closed for cleaning after the free trail. Korean professionals will be taking care of the system when the building officially opens on April 1st. Drivers will have to pay 30 baht an hour and the car must not be over 2.3 Tons, 190 meters in width, 5.20 in length, 1.90 in height and an minimum of 13 cm off the ground.

 

Mr.Quttipol revealed that they expected about 50% of the tourists who travel to Ko Larn island will use the car park. Also the operator will have to pay 350,000 baht a month rent to Pattaya city hall.

Reporter : Yanwarrut   Photo : Yanwarrut   Category : Community News

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