I may have got the wrong end of the stick here but I think the story is that the council sold the car parks so the could rent them and are now going to buy back the freeholds.
Here are the old pictures of Ramsgate
And here the link to the Northdown Road pictures http://www.michaelsbookshop.com/NorthdownRoad/index.htm this is here becase one of today’s bookshop customers wanted any pictures of Northdown Road an I remembered taking these and putting them online.
Here is today’s work i.e. the books that went on the shelves in my bookshop today http://michaelsbookshop.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/the-sett-in-bookshop.html
finally manage to find the thig Purchase of MultiStorey Car Parks To buy the multi-storey car parks with a loan instead of paying rent to make long term budgetary savings. 1.Cabinet 2.Tim Howes, Director of Corporate Governance and Monitoring Officer Councillor Suzanne Brimm, Cabinet Member for Operational Services 31 Jan 17 Budget setting Cabinet report Council report
and here is the link to the document http://democracy.thanet.gov.uk/documents/l249/Printed%20plan%20Forward%20Plan%20and%20Exempt%20Cabinet%20Report%20List%20for%20period%2011%20January%202017%20-%2030%20June%202017.pdf?T=4