Parking charges

Having problems?

If you are having a problem with one of the car parks or payment machines, please call 01604 838446 for help.

Free parking offer

Up to 2 hours free every weekday in the following car parks:

Free parking periods not applicable on Saturdays or Sundays 

Parking is free in all of our car parks on Bank Holidays.

Blue Badge holders and motorcycles park free of charge.

Multi-storey car parks

Charges in operation 24 hours

Up to 1 hour Free (Mon to Fri only)
Up to 2 hours Free (Mon to Fri only)
Up to 3 hours £2.40
Up to 4 hours £3.20
Up to 5 hours £4
All day £8
Evening (from 5pm) £1 (Mon to Fri only)
Saturday and Sunday £2 (No free parking periods on Saturday or Sunday)
Bank Holidays Free

 

Melbourne Street and Market Street (Wellingborough Road)

Charges in operation 24 hours.

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 £8
Evening (from 5pm) Free (Mon to Sat only)
Sunday £2 
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 24 hours.

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 £8
Evening (from 5pm) £1 (Mon to Sat only)
Overnight (5pm to 10am next day) £2.50
Sunday £2

* On car parks where an hour charge is available
** Not available on all car parks - please see tariff boards

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.

All surface car parks accept coins and some of the busiest central car parks now also accept card and contactless payments

Our 4 'pay on foot' multi storey car parks accept cards, coin and notes

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.  You can contact the Parking Management Services Team on 0845 680 0153