Car parking charges and opening times

General car parking information

How to pay for parking

We operate traditional pay and display on most of the car parks where you can pay with cash or by phone. Most of our car parks also accept card and contactless payments. Read more about our payment options.

Bank holiday parking

Please note: the hourly rate for each car park covers the whole day's parking on a bank holiday. This applies to the following car parks:

  • Black Friars
  • Cherry Orchard
  • Corporation Street
  • Goose Street
  • Hassell Street
  • King Street
  • Midway
  • Ryecroft
  • School Street
  • Silverdale Road
  • Windsor Street


Motorcycles can park for free in any car park space on a council car park. In addition there is a motorcycle space on Corporation Street, and two spaces, with anchor points at Windsor Street car park.

Electric vehicle charging points

We are adding electric vehicle charging points to a number of our car parks. In the first phase they will be added to car parks at:

  • Goose Street, Newcastle town centre
  • King Street, Newcastle town centre
  • Heathcote Street, Kidsgrove
  • The Parade, Silverdale

We will provide more details once these are operational.

Parking problems

If you encounter a problem, please see if this can be reported to us.