Our namesake, David, has provided us with this photo that he took in Murrells Lane, just off the Frimley Road. He commented “You try and get a pushchair between this ‘designated parking space’ and the lamp-post.”
We’ve never seen a parking space quite like this one. And for ‘normal’ pavements, there is a minimum width requirement of 1.2m, to enable push-chairs, buggies, and so-on, to pass safely. But maybe Murrells Lane has a different status – it’s an ‘old’ road. And when the road is narrow, without much traffic, maybe a compromise makes sense.