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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

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 £3.70 £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

  • 392 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.

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 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.


Parking services

01223 458515 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
01223 457337 (all other times)

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