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St John's Car Park

Information about St John's Car Park


  • Location of car park
  • Opening hours
  • How to pay
  • How much it costs

Maintenance Notice: The stairwell at the east side of St John’s Car Park (alongside Abbeygate Street) is currently closed whilst a local artist completes a vibrant mural to make the stairwell more welcoming. Thank you for your patience.

Car Park Details

Location Post Code: CO2 7HB

Multi-storey, pay and display car park with 645 spaces.

Opening Hours

5.00am - 7.00pm

Note: pedestrian access during full car park opening hours is available via the stairs at each end of the car park. The stairs and lift in the centre of the car park giving street access through the shopping centre are opened and managed by St John's Walk Shopping Centre. These are open 8am-6.30pm Monday to Saturday and 10am-4.30pm Sunday only.

Disabled Badge Parking 14 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).
Motorcycles Same charges as cars.
Parking Bays for Car Sharers 2 Loveurcar bays. Permit required.
Payment Methods

Cashless - phone or online (MiPermit)

Coin (no notes)

Pay by Phone (MiPermit) Location Number 737835
Public Holidays Open from 9.30am on Public Holidays and usual charges apply. Closed Christmas Day.
Height Restrictions 1.9m (6'3")


Special Offers

Monday - Friday Day Rate (6am-7pm) £3.50

Check out all the Special Offers available at our car parks.


Hourly Charges

Monday to Friday

6.00am to 7pm


6.00am to 7pm


9.00am to 5pm

Up to 30 minutes £0.90 £1.00 £0.90
Up to 1 Hour £1.80 £2.10 £1.80
Up to 2 Hours £2.70 £3.10 £2.70
Up to 3 Hours £3.30 £3.80 £3.30
Up to 4 Hours £3.50 £4.00 £3.50
Up to 5 Hours N/A £5.10 £4.40
Up to 6 Hours N/A £5.60 £4.90
Up to 7 Hours N/A £6.60 £5.70
Up to 8 Hours N/A £7.50 £6.50
Up to 12 Hours N/A £8.10 £7.00
Over 12 Hours £16.50 £16.50 £16.50


Season Tickets (subject to availability) Price
3 months  £500.00
12 months £1800.00

For more details please contact us

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