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Park Street car park

Park Street car park
Park Street car park, Park Street, Cambridge CB5 8AS
Park Street car park
There are currently 230 spaces. The car park is 19% full and is filling up.

This short-stay car park is near an independent shopping area, about a 10-minute walk from the city centre. It’s the most convenient car park to use if you’re travelling in from the north.

  • Open all day, every day
  • 287 spaces including 13 Blue Badge (disabled parking) bays
  • Pay by cash or card before leaving, or use your contactless card to enter, leave and pay without a ticket
  • Height restriction: 1.98 metres (6 feet 6 inches)
  • Lifts are in operation from 8am to 8pm on Monday to Saturday, and 10am to 5pm on Sundays
  • Families can borrow a pushchair
  • Blue Badge holders can park for free for up to 3 hours 
  • Businesses can apply for season tickets
  • Event organisers can reserve spaces
  • The car park has been awarded Park Mark status


From the 1 August, we are introducing a special three month parking deal to support the early stages of recovery of city centre shops, the market and newly reopening food and drink businesses.

These charges will be reviewed on a monthly basis.

The daytime tariff applies during the following hours:

  • Monday to Friday - 8am to 7pm
  • Saturday - 9am to 7pm
  • Sunday - 10am to 5pm

The evening and overnight tariff applies at all other times.

Grafton East parking charges
Length of stay Daytime tariff Evenings and overnight
Per hour (or part hour of stay) £1 80p
  • 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.