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Grafton East car park


East Road
Cambridge CB1 1PS

Height Restriction

1.98 metres (6'6'') maximum vehicle height allowed to park here

Opening hours

  • Monday to Sunday, 24 hours

Season tickets are available at this car park


Length of stayMonday to Friday
8am to 5pm
9am to 5pm
Up to 1 hour £2.00 £2.20
Up to 2 hours £3.60 £4.30
Up to 3 hours £5.50 £6.10
Up to 4 hours £9.10 £10.40
Up to 5 hours £16.50 £17.50
Over 5 hours £24 £24
  • Sunday, 10am to 5pm: £2.00 per hour (the evening tariff applies from 5pm)
  • Evenings and overnight: 80p per hour

For overnight parking the day and overnight tariff need to be added together because we are open 24 hours. The overnight tariff begins at 5pm until 8am Monday to Friday, 9am on Saturdays, and 10am on Sundays.

We accept cash, credit and debit cards. Standard charges apply on public holidays.  Please pay before you return to your vehicle.

Number of spaces

A wheelchair and scooter loan service is available from the Shopmobility office within this car park.

Motorcycle parking is not permitted at this car park. There are free motorcycle parking bays at Park Street car park and Queen Anne Terrace car park. For more information about motorcycle parking bays visit the county council's motorcycle bays page.

Avoid the queue with pre-paid tickets

If you are parking after 5pm you can pay for your ticket when you park and avoid having to queue when you return to your vehicle.

Take your ticket to the nearest machine, insert your ticket and follow the on screen instructions on the touch-screen monitor.

Park Mark status

The car park has been awarded Park Mark status, meaning it has been assessed by the police and has measures in place to deter criminal activity, creating a safer environment for people and vehicles.


For further information email the Parking Services team at carparks@cambridge.gov.uk or phone 01223 458515 (office hours only).

Use our car park feedback form to tell us what you think about any of our car parks.

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