If you park in Southampton city centre on a regular basis, you may benefit from buying a season ticket to get cheaper parking.
The city centre is defined as the area within the boundary of the pay and display zone (controlled zone), and entry signs are placed on all major routes. You can see this on our parking map.
Electric vehicle users can also claim a 90% discount on any of our season tickets for which they are eligible (the ‘Fuel type’ on the vehicle’s V5C must say ELECTRIC or ELECTRICITY only).
Some multi-storey car parks in the city centre can be paid for using a prepaid parking card. These can be topped up and in some cases may offer a discount.
Types of City Centre Season Ticket
Anytime Season Ticket for everyone
For anyone wishing to park in selected car parks in the city centre, including the multi-storey car parks, all day every day:
- Valid for three months costs £300 (£30 for electric vehicles)
- Valid for six months costs £575 (£60 for electric vehicles)
- Valid for a year costs £1,100 (£110 for electric vehicles)
Please read the Season Ticket (all) Guidance before you apply.
Download a season ticket application form
On Street Evening and Weekend Season Ticket for city centre residents
For residents within the city centre pay and display zone to park on street in selected pay and display bays in the Outer (Green or Grey) tariff zones after 6pm and before the next charging period begins and all day on weekends and bank or public holidays:
- Valid for 12 months costs £400 (£40 for electric vehicles)
Please read the Evening and Weekend Season Ticket Guidance before you apply.
Download an evening and Weekend Season Ticket application form
Evening Parking Pass for charities
For use by registered charities and voluntary organisations in on street pay and display bays and selected car parks after 6pm until the next charging period begins:
- If you qualify, this will be free
- If you do not qualify, for a free pass we can offer discounted parking at £1 per pass
Please read the Evening Parking Pass Guidance before you apply.
Download an Evening Parking Pass application form
WARNING: Misuse of a season ticket is fraud. We will investigate all reports of the misuse of tickets.
Section 115 of the Road Traffic Regulations Act, 1984
Provides penalties for any person who makes a false statement to obtain a season ticket or with intent to deceive, forges, or alters, or uses, or lends to, or allows to be used, or has in their possession any document so closely resembling any such season ticket as to be calculated to deceive.