Information about the parking permit schemes the council operates.
The council offers parking permits, which can be used in 10 of the council's 18 off street car parks; Artillery Row, Botolph Street, Buoy Yard, George Street, Maud Street, St. George's Road, Spayne Road, Staniland, Tunnard Street and Victoria Place (see map below for locations). These permits can be purchased for the following periods:
8am - 6pm at a cost of £30 for one month, £85 for three months or £340 per year.
6pm - 8am at a cost of £20 for one month, £50 for three months or £200 per year.
24 Hrs at a cost of £40 for one month, £110 for three months or £440 per year.
Permits can be purchased over the counter at the council's main reception, over the phone by calling 01205 314200 or online, using the make a payment link. If you are purchasing your permit online or over the phone, please provide your vehicle registrations and the date the permit is required from. Permits paid for by either of these methods will be issued by post, so please allow a minimum of 5 working days in which to receive the permit when specifying the start date.
In addition to this there are also bays on Blue Street and Irby Street car parks which cost £120 per year. These bays can be renewed by any of the above methods but again, a minimum of 5 working days must be allowed for receipt of the permit. There are currently no vacant bays on either of these car parks; however if you wish to add your details to the waiting list you will be contacted when a bay becomes available.
Trader bay parking permits
The council also offer a number of specific parking bays within the town centre which are reserved for businesses only. Permits cost £30 for one month, £90 for a three month period, £180 for a six month period or £360 per year. If you would like to renew your permit please use the make a payment link. If you do not have a bay but would like to request one please call 01205 314326. Please do not make a payment for a trader bay without first contacting us to ensure that a suitable bay is available.
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