Retailers swallow congestion charge

February 2003
Cabinet Maker;2/21/2003, Issue 5325, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the reaction of furniture retailers on the introduction of a traffic congestion charge in London, England. Payment for trips in and out of the congestion zone; Problem faced by Biggs Furnishers; Intention of Nicholas Anthony to increase delivery charges.


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