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Grand Arcade car park

The entrance to the Grand Arcade car park

Please note there is currently no pre-payment facility available at this car park


Corn Exchange Street
Cambridge CB2 3QF

Height Restriction

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

Opening hours

  • Monday to Sunday, 24 hours


Length of stayMonday to Friday
8am to 5pm
9am to 5pm
Up to 1 hour £2.20 £2.50
Up to 2 hours £4.50 £5.00
Up to 3 hours £6.80 £7.50
Up to 4 hours £10 £11.50
Up to 5 hours £19.00 £20.00
Over 5 hours £25 £26
  • Sunday, 10am to 5pm: £2 per hour (the evening tariff applies after 5pm)
  • Evenings and overnight: £1.20 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

  • 944 car spaces
  • 36 Blue Badge (disabled parking) bays
  • 9 parent-and-child bays

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

Cycle parking is available for more than 200 bikes and the car park operates a free pushchair loan scheme - read the cycle parks and pushchair loan page for more information.

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.

Park Mark status

The Grand Arcade 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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