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Park Street car park

The entrance to Park Street car park


Park Street
Cambridge CB5 8AS

Height Restriction

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

Opening hours

  • Monday to Sunday, 24 hours


Parking charges
Length of stay Monday to Friday
8am to 5pm
9am to 5pm
Up to 1 hour £2.00 £2.20
Up to 2 hours £3.70 £4.50
Up to 3 hours £5.60 £6.40
Up to 4 hours £9.50 £10.40
Up to 5 hours £17.00 £17.50
Over 5 hours £24 £24
  • Sunday, 10am to 5pm: £2.00 per hour (the evening rate 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

  • 390 car spaces
  • 7 Blue Badge (disabled parking) bays
  • 15 free motorcycle bays

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.  Please be advised the lifts are turned off in this car park from 8.30pm each night.

Avoid the queue with pre-paid tickets

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, press the Pre-payment button, choose your time period then insert your ticket and pay the requested fee.

Park Mark status

The Park Street 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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