Northampton Borough Council
Northampton Borough Council

Free parking offer

Free parking every Saturday and Sunday, plus 2 hours free every weekday in the following car parks:
Parking is free in all of our car parks on Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Blue Badge holders and motorcycles park free of charge.

Multi-storey car parks

Up to 1 hour Free
Up to 2 hours Free
Up to 3 hours £2.40
Up to 4 hours £3.20
Up to 5 hours £4
All day £7
Evening (from 5pm) £1
Saturday and Sunday Free
Bank Holidays Free

Melbourne Street and Market Street (Wellingborough Road)

Charges in operation from 8am to 5pm.

Up to 1 hour £0.60
Up to 2 hours £1.20
Up to 3 hours £2.40
Up to 4 hours £3.20
Up to 5 hours £4
All day £7
Evening (from 5pm) Free
Sunday Free
Bank Holidays Free

St Peter's Way

Charges in operation from 8am to 6pm.

Up to 1 hour £0.60
Up to 2 hours £1.20
Up to 3 hours £2.40
Evening from 6pm Free
Sunday Free
Bank Holidays Free

All other surface car parks

These are both long and short stay - please check the tariff boards on site. Charges in operation from 8am to 11:59pm.

Up to 1 hour £0.60
Up to 2 hours £1.20
Up to 3 hours £2.40
Up to 4 hours £3.20
Up to 5 hours £4
All day £7
Evening (from 5pm) £1
Overnight (5pm to 10am next day) £2.50
Sunday and Bank Holidays Free

* On car parks where an hour charge is available
** Not available on all car parks - please see tariff boards
**Free evening parking on St Peter's Way comes into effect from 6pm

Payment methods

The majority of the town's car parks operate on a pay and display basis with machines are located throughout the car parks. These machines accept coins only.

Our 4 'pay on foot' car parks accept both coins and notes, with the Grosvenor Centre car park and Mayorhold car park also accepting card payments.

Please check tariff boards on car parks to ensure you pay the correct tariff for your stay.

If you encounter a problem with any of our machines please call 01604 838446 for assistance.

If you can provide as many details as possible such as time and date, car park name and machine number, this will help us resolve your issue quicker.

Parking fines

Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) and parking enforcement are dealt with by Northamptonshire County Council