A map and guide to
c ar par k ing in th e c ity
Information from Southampton City Council on
w he re to park , ope ning time s and charg e s
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Car parking charges
Car park charges apply in Southampton seven days a
week (ex cept Christmas day and E aster Sunday). T he
city centre has a mix of off- street surface and covered
car parks and on- street parking bays. Charges and
stay times are clearly displayed on signs within the
car parks or on pay and display machines.
O n- street parking is by way of P ay & Display machines.
Examples of car park charging times (£):
2 hrs 3 hrs 4 hrs 5 hrs 6 hrs 7 hrs 8 hrs
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1.6 0 2 .4 0
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5 .6 0 6 .10
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In addition to car parks provided by Southampton
City Council, there are also car parks provided by
private operators. Stay times and charges will be
displayed within car parks.
O pening times
Southampton City Council car parks are 24 -hour stay
M on - Sat 8 .3 0am - 5.3 0pm.
Sun 12 noon - 5.3 0pm
For privately owned car park operators, check signs in
the appropriate car parks.
F req uently asked q uestions
W hat is av ailab le fo r b lu e b ad ge ho ld ers?
Visitors displaying a valid disabled persons blue
badge can park free of charge in all Southampton
City Council surface car parks and in W est P ark M ulti-
Storey and on- street parking bays. T here are also
parking spaces for people with disabilities around
the city centre, which are shown on the map.
Southampton has two Shopmobility schemes
(W estQ uay and Castle W ay) which can provide
battery operated wheelchairs/scooters o