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Wivenhoe car parks

Cooks Yard B

Cooks Yard B car park is a long-stay car park with 9 spaces.

See Cooks Yard B on a map

Opening hours

Cooks Yard B car park is open 24 hours, 7 days a week including public holidays.

Disabled parking

There are 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.


Parking for motorcycles is free when parked in the dedicated bays.

Hourly charges

Time Monday to Sunday (8.00am to 6.00pm)
Up to 30 minutes Free
Up to 1 hour £0.50
Up to 2 hours £1.00
Up to 4 hours £2.00
Up to 6 hours £3.00
Over 6 hours £4.00
Overnight (6.00pm to 8.00am) £2.00

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 Cooks Yard B car park is 737840.


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: 26 October 2020