We can’t get out of our driveway when our selfish parents stop them on their way to school

The parents who run the SELFISH school are blocking families from leaving their driveways, angry residents have gone wild.

The Dodgy car park is described as “out of control” outside Llanishen Fach Primary School in Rhiwbina, Cardiff – with some mothers and fathers even telling locals to “stay away” when clashed.

Families are alleged to have been blocked by selfish parents on their way to school


Families are alleged to have been blocked by selfish parents on their way to schoolCredit: Media Wales
Dave Thomson describes'once pleasant suburb' as a'car park'


Dave Thomson describes ‘once pleasant suburb’ as a ‘car park’Credit: MEDIA WALES

Dave Thomson, who has lived in the area for more than 50 years, describes the “once pleasant suburb” as nothing more than “a car park”.

The 77-year-old said parents find it “acceptable” to block the driveway and park on the yellow line at drop-off and pick-up times.

Dave, the governor’s vice president, said he has repeatedly clashed with looters after challenging them about where they park their cars.

Rude replies are said to include “what does it have to do with you?” and “f*** off”.

Dave told WalesOnline: “A guy parked on the double yellow line at the corner, and you couldn’t see the main road, so I said, ‘can you move your car?’

“He told me to ‘turn it off’ and said, ‘what are you going to do with it?’

“As soon as you answer that question, you’re going to be confronted and hospitalized, so the answer is don’t retaliate.

“I’m not responding but I feel my card has been marked.”

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The problem is now all too common, the grassy banks of the area now look like “plowed fields”.

And some locals have become so fed up with the reckless drivers that they are said to have put rocks down as a deterrent.

But beyond the annoyance of those living nearby, retired marketing manager Dave thinks cars parked at the corners of Heol Uchaf, Heol Lewis and other roads obstruct people’s view of the road. when participating in traffic, endangering the safety of children.

He is now calling on wardens and a vehicle with a parking camera to patrol the roads around the school in the hopes it will provide a much-needed enforcement threat.

“Parents won’t know what days they’re coming and hopefully start to behave on their own,” he said.

But even better, he said, would be if parents, who largely live within walking distance of the school, chose to get there on foot instead.


A spokesman for Cardiff Council said parents were asked to park away from the school gates and avoid double yellow lines and grass edges.

They said: “The board is working with Llanishen Fach Primary School on the school’s active travel plan and officers will meet with the principal shortly to finalize that plan.

“If parents need to pick up and drop off their children by car, we ask them to park responsibly, away from the school gates, and not to walk on the double yellow road or on the lawn as it interferes and is safety issues for children going to school.”

A spokesperson for Llanishen Fach added: “The school works tirelessly with the entire school community to make this area safe for our families and we continue to work closely with the school community. local authorities to develop an active travel plan, which will ensure that we do everything we can to improve the health and well-being of our students and help minimize traffic-related problems. local communication of the school.

“No problems have been reported to the school or governing body.

“Historically, a number of concerns have been raised, however over the past few years our school community has stood out in supporting a safe system during pick-up and drop-off times – an example. excellent example of school-community partnership.”

The problem has been going on for years


The problem has been going on for yearsCredit: Media Wales
The area's lawns now seem like'plowed fields'


The area’s lawns now seem like ‘plowed fields’Credit: Media Wales
The school claims the complaints are historic


The school claims the complaints are historicCredit: Media Wales

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