Gloucester Car Parks
Gloucester City Council is responsible for 13 Pay & Display Car Parks and 2 pay on foot car parks including 3 Multi-Storey Car Parks providing approximately 2,275 parking spaces across the City. We also provide information on how blue badge holders will be able to get the 3 hours free parking now. Our car parks play a vital role in supporting the City Centre economy and provide essential facilities for shoppers, tourists and businesses.Gloucester City Council offers 3 hours free parking for Blue Badge Holders within all of their Car Parks (Blue Badge and time clock must be clearly and securely displayed).
The map below shows all our car parks - click on the individual items to see car parking details.
Christmas Parking - Please note
Westgate Street, Barbican Car Park and Castlemeads Car park will be locked at 6pm on Christmas Eve and will be re-opened Boxing day.
Cashless Pay & Stay Parking
You can now pay for your parking at participating traditional Pay & Display car parks using your mobile phone by SMS, our smartphone applications, online or by telephone. To pay for parking or to register an account please view
Gloucester City Council's cashless parking page.
Please note: This facility is not offered in GL1, Barbican, Southgate Moorings, Eastgate and Kings Walk Car Parks.
Gloucester City Council Car Parks have height restrictions (2.03 metres) except for:
Hare Lane North
Hare Lane South
Westgate Car Park (height barrier is opened 7am – 7pm)
Motorhomes can park at the
Westgate Coach and Car Park, but you will need to take up 2 x car parking spaces and pay for 2 x tickets (as if paying for 2 cars), and place these clearly visible in the front window.
No overnight parking is permitted.
Motor Cycle Parking
Free motorcycle car parking is available at:
- Longsmith Street, opposite the multi storey car park
- Hare Lane outside Sainsbury's
- St Michaels Square Car Park in designated area
Parking charges apply in all other City Council Car Parks and On-Street Pay and Display Bays. Motorcycles are not permitted to enter or park in the Pedestrian Zone.
Always check signage prior to parking
Civil Parking Enforcement - Discretion Policy
Guidance policies for the enforcement and cancellation of Penalty Charge Notices.