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link to interactive parking map

Welcome to Southampton City Council's Parking Service. Wherever you want to visit in Southampton use our interactive parking map where you can search for all types of parking.

We also include information about Penalty Charge Notices and about Residents Parking Zones. We hope you find everything you are looking for but if not, please contact us using the details provided at the bottom of this page.

Car parks are also shown on the Tourist Information Map of Southampton.

Latest Parking News

Traffic queues likely Expect delays when exiting West Park MSCP at peak times

(at the end of Mayflower matinee performances on Thursdays and Saturdays) due to Station Quarter Improvement works which prevent left turn into Blechynden Terrace until October 2014. Grosvenor Square MSCP (SO15 2GR) and Bedford Place MSCP (SO15 2QW) are just a short walk form the theatre. Matinee performances for April 2014: • 3rd April • 5th April • 17th April • 19th April • 20th April • 23rd April • 24th April • 26th April • 30th April

Postal PCN From 1st February 2014 a Penalty Charge Notice may be issued through the post where the vehicle is driven away from the location

The Penalty Charge Notice/ Notice to Owner will be posted to the owner/keeper of the vehicle as registered with the DVLA.

Evening Charges link image Evening charges will be introduced in the city centre from 5th January 2014

• Off street - Monday to Saturday - 6pm and midnight • On street - Monday to Saturday - 6pm and 8pm • Multi-storey evening charges are unchanged Please check the tariff labels on the machines to prevent the issue of a Penalty Charge Notice.

clock face Parking charging periods

Charging periods for all multi-storey car parks,surface car parks and on street 'pay and display' parking.

PCN envelope Penalty Charge Notices

If you park in contravention of the regulations you may be issued with a penalty charge notice (PCN). The penalty charge could be reduced by 50% if we receive payment no later than 14 days from the date the notice was served on you.

Permit zones informtion plate Resident Parking Schemes

These pages provide information for the various permit controlled resident’s zones in the city. There is also information about disabled bays on residential roads.

Downloadable documents

Icon Name of file Size Download time
PDF document On and Off Street Charges Summary 52 KB 0secs @ 2Mbps
PDF document Cancellation Policy for Penalty Charge Notices 198 KB 0secs @ 2Mbps
PDF document Park Right information leaflet 1996 KB 7secs @ 2Mbps
PDF document Parking Policy Statement 49 KB 0secs @ 2Mbps
Link to download Adobe Acrobat if required

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