If vehicles are parked in contravention of a Traffic Regulation Order then they are breaking the law.

All vehicles parked illegally will receive a parking ticket (called a penalty charge notice).

How to pay

Details of how to pay are shown on your penalty charge notice.

At the moment there are 3 ways to pay:

Online by credit/debit card

Phone by credit/debit card

  • Phone: 0161 770 6654

Post by cheque

You can post a cheque to the Parking Shop.

  • Cross the cheque

  • Payable to Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council

  • Write the penalty charge notice number on the back

No cash should be be sent by post (unless by registered post).

Early payment discount

If payment is made within 14 days of the date of issue then a 50% discount is given.

Appeal against a parking fine

If you want to appeal against a penalty charge notice write to the Parking Shop.


Charge Amount
Higher Level Charge £70
Higher Level paid early £35
Higher Level after service of Charge Certificate £105
Lower Level Charge £50
Lower Level paid early £25
Lower Level after service of Charge Certificate £75