Coronavirus update: car parks and on-street parking

On-street parking enforcement will restart from Monday 15 June and parking charges will apply for all Council-owned car parks from 1 July.

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Coronavirus information

The Civic Offices remain closed to the public. We're continuing to deliver services to the community. For council service updates, national guidance and how to contact us, click the link below.

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Customer advice

Listed below are a range of common parking issues and problems, and what you can do.

Ticket machine out of order

If you cannot find an alternative machine in the car park, please phone our hotline on 07836 254 654.

Ticket machine failed to print ticket

Please purchase a second ticket and fill in our online refund form when you get home. Remember to keep hold of your second ticket.

Lost your ticket

Use the help point on any of the pay stations to speak to a member of staff, who will be able to provide advice and assistance.

Vehicle broken down in a car park

Please call the car parks hotline on 07836 254 654.

Motorcycle parking

Motorcycles, scooters and mopeds can park free of charge in the following town centre car parks:

  • Victoria Way: ground floor in the area between the entry and exit barriers
  • Yellow Shoppers’ car park (Wolsey Place): designated area by the entry barriers
  • Brewery Road: designated area inside the car park by the entry barriers.

If you park your motorcycle elsewhere in a car park, for example in a restricted area, you will be issued with a penalty charge notice.

Parking in a suspended bay

You must not park in a suspended bay. It will be clearly marked.