Pay & Display Charges

Charges apply between 8.30am and 6.00pm every day including Public Holidays & Bank Holidays.

Payment can be made by either:

1. Purchasing a ticket from the pay & display machines located throughout the car parks, or

2. Paying by using the Pay By Phone service. Instructions on how to use this service are on each ticket machine and also on signs located around the car parks.

There is the facility on this car park to be able to park a vehicle for up to a maximum of 7 days.

Payment can be made by purchasing a pay & display ticket in the usual way from the car park ticket machines situated within the car park. Insert the correct fee for the number of days parking required and clearly display the pay & display ticket in the vehicle or use the Pay By Phone service.

Motorcycles may park free of charge in the designated motorcycle bays only. If you park within a normal bay then the appropriate payment must be made.

Pay & Display Charges 2015/16

Length of Stay

Category 1

Category 2

Category 3

Category 4

Category 5

1 hour

£1.00

£1.00

£1.00

£1.00

£1.00

1-2 hours

£1.80

£1.80

£1.80

£1.60

£1.60

2-3 hours

£2.50

£2.40

£2.20

£2.10

£2.10

3-4 hours

£3.00

£3.00

£2.80

£2.50

£2.50

4-6 hours

£10.00

£5.00

£3.40

£3.00

£2.50

6-9.5 hours

£10.00

£5.00

£4.00

£3.50

£2.50

If you use one of our car parks every day, you could save money by buying a saver parking permit.

Car Parks by category

Category Car Park Number of spaces Sat-nav
1 Town Dyke Orchard

250 parking spaces
3 disabled bays

CA3 8AU
1 Civic Centre

55 parking spaces
4 disabled bays

CA3 8XP
2

Bitts Park

49 parking spaces
3 disabled bays

CA3 8UZ
2 Lowther Street 60 parking spaces
CA3 8DP
3

Upper Viaduct

210 parking spaces

1 disabled bay

CA3 8AJ
3

Paddy's Market

24 parking spaces

CA2 5TR
3

Swift's Bank

201 parking spaces CA1 1LS
3

The Sands

259 parking spaces
16 disabled bays

9 short stay bays (maximum stay 15 minutes)

CA1 1JE
4 Cecil Street

207 parking spaces
2 disabled bays

CA1 1NL
5

Devonshire Walk

330 parking spaces
6 disabled bays

CA3 8UL
5 Lower Viaduct

450 parking spaces

CA2 5BN

Talkin Tarn car park

Type of vehicle Parking duration Price
Car

Up to 1 hour

Over 1 hour

£1.00

£2.00

Minibus Up to 12 hours £4.00
Coach Up to 12 hours £5.00
Motorcycle Up to 12 hours FREE

A saver parking permit for Talkin Tarn is available for £52 a year.


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