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CAR PARKS


Pay on Foot. - Take a ticket from the machine at the entrance to the Car Park. On your return pay at one of the pay points, before returning to your car. You pay only for the time used. You cannot pay at the exit.
Short Stay car parks - The Brooks and Middle Brook Street.
Long Stay car parks - Chesil Street and Tower Street.

Pay on Exit. - Collect a ticket as you enter and pay at the exit barrier.
Currently only Colebrook Street uses Pay on Exit

Pay by Phone -  Just call 0844 844 9996 and follow the automated instructions
The code numbers for each car park is as follows...
Chesil Multi-Storey  7559
Cattle Market  7560
Coach Park  7561
Gladstone Street 7562
St Peters Street   7563
Worthy Lane  7564
Tower Street  7565
Colebrook Ctreet  7566
For Text Message payments, see the Winchester City Council web site

Pay & Display - Applies to most of the City Centre  parking in Winchester. Most ‘on street’ spaces are limited to one hour.
In car parks, check the notice board for times and charges.
Parking after 6 PM is free until 8 AM the following morning.
Discounted Season Tickets are available for all long stay car parks, for regular users.
 

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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES


Disabled Badge holders may park free in all Pay & Display parks, without any time limits.
Wider bays, marked for use by disabled persons only, are available in all car parks.  All other parking regulations apply.
Disabled badge holders are required to pay the current charges in all ‘Pay on Foot’ and ‘Pay on Exit’ car parks, but they may park free of charge in any marked ‘Residents bay’.
Parking is NOT allowed in the pedestrianised area of the High Street between 11.00 AM and 3.00 PM
 

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MOTOR CYCLES & PEDAL CYCLES


Most car parks have specified areas for parking Motor Cycles, free of charge. Middle Brook Street, Jewry Street, and Colebrook Street have facilities to secure your motor bike using your own chain. Motor Cycles may also be parked free of charge in Residents on-street parking bays, though you should avoid causing an obstruction, wherever you park.
In excess of 100 cycle stands are provided throughout the City.  Locks are NOT provided.
Winchester currently operates a ‘Bikeabout’ scheme where, for a small membership fee, one can borrow a bike for free, to use about the city.
 

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COACHES AND OTHER LARGE VEHICLES


Coaches, Mini Buses, Motor Homes, Caravans and trailers that won’t fit into a standard bay may park in Worthy Lane.  There is also dedicated parking for Motor Homes at the St. Catherine’s Park and Ride site.  Coaches may stop for twenty minutes in the Broadway, and at Sussex Street,  to pick up and set down passengers.
 

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LORRY PARKING


There are NO Lorry parking facilities in Winchester.  The nearest lorry parks are at Sutton Scotney (A34), Fleet (M3), Rownhams (M27) and Southampton.
 

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RESIDENTS PARKING


The City is divided into Areas and  Zones, with residents being able to purchase permits to park in marked `Residents“ parking bays.  Inner City Area residents may purchase ONE permit and ONE visitors permit for occasional use.  Residents in the Outer  City Area may purchase TWO of each type of permit. Eligible residents of the Parking Zones may also  purchase books of scratch cards, valid for one vehicle for  one day.
Permits are only valid for specified Areas and Zones, usually in the vicinity of the residents home. 
They are NOT transferable.
The Residents Parking Scheme is currently under review
 

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PARKING OFFICE & PENALTY CHARGES


All areas are regularly patrolled by highly competent Parking Attendants who issue fines for any parking violation.  The use of digital cameras and video is often used as confirmation of the offence.
The fines are enforceable in Law
The standard penalty issued is either £70.00 or £50.00 depending on the offence, with a 50% reduction for early payment within 14 days.
For information on the appeals process go to www.winchester.gov.uk or contact the Parking and Concessionary Travel Office.

Winchester City Council, City Offices, Colebrook Street, Winchester. SO23 9LJ
e-mail: parking@winchester.gov.uk
Telephone: 01962 848 346              Facsimile: 01962 865 387
 

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