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Priory Street Car Park


Priory Street Car Park is now open after an extensive refurbishment.

It now benefits from high quality surfacing, improved landscaping and architectural lighting to celebrate the Town Wall; creating a more attractive area for vehicles and pedestrians. The new car park layout has been designed to improve vehicle and pedestrian access and it has been relined with wider spaces to allow better access for disabled people and people with pushchairs.

A new 'pay and display' payment system has been installed, enabling you to pay via their card via contactless and chip card; these run alongside other cashless payment options including ApplePay, MiPermit online, text and phone, or coin.

Drivers wishing to pay by MiPermit are encouraged to complete the quick, free setup of a secure account at home before they visit, if they're not already making use of the service. The app can be downloaded here with other payment options including the online portal, text or phone call.


Car Park Details


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Post Code: CO1 2QA

DescriptionShort stay, pay and display car park with 169 spaces (7 disabled badge bays) with step-free access to the town centre.
Opening Hours24 Hours
Disabled Badge Parking

7 disabled badge bays. 

Disabled badge holders have free parking for up to 3 hours (in any bay, when displaying a Blue Badge with time clock set to time of arrival).

MotorcyclesFree of charge when parked in dedicated bays.
Payment Methods

Debit or credit card, using contactless, chip or Apple Pay. No pin number required. Selected pay machines only.

Cashless - phone or online (MiPermit)

Coin (no notes)

Pay by Phone (MiPermit) LocationNumber

Public HolidaysOpen. Usual charges apply (except Christmas Day when parking is free).


Hourly ChargesMonday to Friday and SundaySaturday
Up to 30 minutes£0.90£1.00
Up to 1 Hour£1.80£2.10
Up to 2 Hours£2.70£3.10
Up to 3 Hours£3.30£3.80
Up to 4 Hours£3.50£4.00
Up to 5 Hours£4.40£5.10
Up to 6 Hours£4.90£5.60
Up to 7 Hours£5.70£6.60
Up to 8 Hours£6.50£7.50
Up to 12 Hours£7.00£8.10
12-24 Hours£16.50£16.50
Evening (entry after 6pm until 8am)£2.00£2.00


Annual Parent's Permits (subject to availability)

8.30am - 9.30am£21.50
3pm - 4pm£21.50
8.30am - 9.30am and 3pm - 4pm£37.50


Resident's Permit for all times (subject to availability)

12 months£63.00

For more details please contact us​ or call (01206) 282316.