Grafton West car park

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Fitzroy Lane, Maids Causeway, Cambridge CB1 1HE

The car park is located near the Grafton shopping centre, a 15 or 20-minute walk away from the city centre. It’s the nearest car park to the Burleigh Street shopping area.

  • Find it on our car parks map (or get directions from Google)
  • Monday to Sunday, 24 hours
  • Short stay pay on foot car park - take your ticket with you and pay at a machine before you return to your car


We are trialling a peak-time parking tariff at this car park. Parking between 8 and 10am on weekdays will cost an additional 50p per hour for every hour of your stay.

This tariff is designed to encourage you to use alternative methods of transport to come into Cambridge. It also aims to encourage visiting at less busy periods of the day.

Parking charges
Length of stayMonday to Friday, 10am to 6pmPeak-time tariff: Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pmSaturday, 9am to 5pm and Sunday, 10am to 5pmEvenings and overnight
Up to 1 hour £2.20 £2.70 £2.40 80p
Up to 2 hours £3.70 £4.70 £4.50 £1.60
Up to 3 hours £5.80 £7.30 £6.40 £2.40
Up to 4 hours £9.50 £11.50 £10.80 £3.20
Up to 5 hours £17.50 £20 £18.60 £4
Over 5 hours £24.80 £27.80 £24.80 80p per hour
  • If you park between 8 and 10am you’ll be charged according to our peak-time tariff. Parking will cost an additional 50p per hour for every hour (or part hour) of your stay.
  • We operate separate daytime and evening tariffs. If your stay includes both daytime and evening or overnight charges, you must add them together.
  • If your stay includes more than one day, keep your entry ticket. The pay machine will calculate the full price when you leave.

Payment options

  • Pay by cash or card at the payment machines
  • First three hours free for Blue Badge holders
  • Buy a season ticket for your businesses

Further information

  • Height restriction 1.98 metres (6 feet 6 inches)
  • 280 car spaces including:
    • 6 Blue Badge (disabled parking) bays
    • 4 parent-and-child bays
    • You can't reserve/pre-book a space in advance (unless you're an event organiser).
  • Motorcycles are not allowed in this car park
  • Coaches are not allowed in this car park, visit the Cambridgeshire County Council website for details about parking at Madingley Road Park and Ride site.

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