Free town centre parking

You can park for free for up to 3 hours on all Council owned town centre car parks (listed below) every Saturday and Sunday.

To qualify for this offer you must take a ticket from the pay and display machine for the length of time you are intending to stay.

Council owned town centre car parks

  • Civic Centre
  • Waterloo Street
  • Southgate Street
  • Bow Street
  • Bradshaw Street
  • Rock Street 
  • Tommyfield (No Return Within 3 Hours)
  • New Radcliffe Street

What to do

To take advantage of this offer you must take a ticket from the pay and display machine for the length of time you intend to stay.

The ticket must be clearly displayed in the windscreen of your vehicle before you leave the car park.

If you want to park for longer than 3 hours you must pay at the pay and display machine for the entire length of your stay.

You can also park for up to 30 minutes on-street, seven days a week when you take a ticket from the pay and display machine.