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West Mersea car parks

High Street

The High Street car park is a pay and display car park with 37 spaces.

See the High Street on a map

Opening hours

The High Street car park is open for 24 hours, 7 days a week including public holidays.

Disabled parking

There are 3 disabled parking bays available.

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


The standard charges apply when parking in this car park. 

Hourly charges

Time (8.00am - 6.00pm) Monday - Sunday
Up to 2 hours Free 
Up to 4 hours £6.50
Over 4 hours (Up to 6.00pm) £8.50
Overnight Charge (6.00pm to 8.00am) Free

Season tickets (subject to availability)

Season tickets are available for traders within the immediate area without other off-street parking facilities. Season tickets are limited to a maximum of 2 tickets per business.
Duration Price
12 months £95.00

Contact us for more information about buying a season ticket. 

Accepted payment methods

Pay with the MiPermit app

You can download the MiPermit app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store

The location number for the High Street car park is 737703


You can pay for parking with coins. The machines do not accept notes.

Send an SMS (text) message or call to pay

If you are paying through SMS message, text the word 'PARK' followed by your registration number and the duration of your stay to 61600. For example: 'PARK  T123EST 30mins' or 'PARK  T123EST 2hrs'.

Alternatively, call 0345 520 7007 from your mobile. Calls cost the standard rate as set by your mobile provider.

Height restriction

There is no height restriction for this car park.

Page last reviewed: 7 February 2023