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Priory Street Car Park

Priory Street car park information


  • Location of Car Park
  • Opening Hours
  • How to pay
  • How much it costs

Car Park Details

The award-winning Priory Street car park benefits from high quality surfacing, landscaping and architectural lighting to celebrate the Town Wall; creating an attractive area for vehicles and pedestrians. Its wider spaces also provide improved access for disabled people and people with pushchairs.

Location Post Code: CO1 2QA
Description Short stay, pay and display car park with 169 spaces (7 disabled badge bays) with step-free access to the town centre.
Opening Hours 24 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).

Motorcycles Free 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 737822
Public Holidays Open. Usual charges apply (except Christmas Day when parking is free).
Height Restrictions No height restrictions


Special Offers

Receive 50% extra parking time when paying through the MiPermit cashless app, text or phone

Monday - Friday 
2pm - 6am £2.00.

This offer is only available when paying for parking with the MiPermit cashless app, text or phone. Not available at pay machines.

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


Hourly Charges Monday to Friday and Sunday
Up to 30 minutes £0.90
Up to 1 Hour
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


Annual Parent's Permits (subject to availability) Price
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) Price
12 months £63.00

For more details please contact us

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