A MULTI-STOREY town centre car park has needed to be temporarily closed.

St Mary's Car Park, in Balkerne Hill, Colchester, is currently closed due to a power supply issue discovered this morning.

The 617-space car park, managed by Colchester Council, is usually open for 24 hours a day seven days a week, including public holidays.



A statement from the council said: "We apologise for any inconvenience caused and are working to resolve this as soon as possible.

"In the meantime, alternative nearby parking is available."

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The alternative parking is available in Sheepen Road, Vineyard Street and St John's car parks.

It added: "We will post a progress update later today. Thank you for your patience."

For more information visit, the parking section of colchester.gov.uk.