Guidance on entitlement and using season tickets available to all for city centre car parks.

Entitlement

  1. Subject to other conditions, any resident who keeps and uses a passenger vehicle, adapted to carry not more than 8 passengers excluding the driver (not drawing a trailer) and no more than 5 metres in length
  2. Any resident who keeps and uses a goods vehicle of up to 3.5 tonnes maximum gross weight
  3. Season tickets will not be issued to motorcycles

Season tickets cannot be used on a vehicle which exceeds 2.05 metres in height in Grosvenor Square, Eastgate Street, Marlands and Bedford Place multi-storey car parks, or 1.88 metres in height in West Park Road multi-storey car park.

Number of season tickets

  • The number of season tickets per household is not restricted and up to 2 registration numbers can be added to the season ticket
  • The season ticket can only be used on one of the nominated vehicles at any time
  • The season proximity card can be used in any of the barrier controlled multi-storey car parks
  • Season tickets will not be issued to motorcycles

Parking guidance

  • The season ticket must be displayed behind the front windscreen so it can be clearly and entirely seen from the front of the vehicle
  • It is the driver’s responsibility to ensure that the vehicle is parked wholly within a marked parking bay
  • The season ticket is only valid when used in the nominated vehicle, details of which will be printed on the ticket
  • The issue of a season ticket does not guarantee the holder a parking space
  • Failure to comply with the terms of use for a season ticket may attract the issue of a Penalty Charge Notice

Please note: You cannot use these season tickets to park in the reserved bays in Gloucester Square car park, or any other marked designated bays such as car club or disabled bays. Always check the signs for information about parking restrictions.

Valid area of use

  • The paper Overnight Season Ticket is valid for use in any car park in car park list A.
  • The Overnight Season Ticket Card is valid for use in any of the multi-storey car parks in car park list B
  • The Season Ticket is valid for use 24 hours a day in any of the car parks in car park list C

You cannot use a season ticket to park:

  • On yellow lines
  • In bays designated for specific classes of vehicles such as car club and disabled bays
  • In the reserved bays in Gloucester Square car park

The season ticket is not valid in the barrier controlled multi-storey car parks.