City of York Council

Car parks

City Of York Council - Free Parking Initiative

The Council offers free parking to all users of certain car parks between the hours of 8am and 11am - Thursday, Friday and Saturday. This initiative will be available until 31st March 2015 in the following car parks:

  • Bishopthorpe Road
  • Castle Mills
  • Foss Bank
  • Marygate
  • Monk Bar
  • Nunnery Lane
  • St George's Field
  • Union Terrace

For more information regarding each specific location, please click on the links at the bottom of this page.

A number of the city-centre businesses are promoting the free-parking initiative with offers and discounts for customers shopping in their cafes, shops or restaurants.  Details may be found on the York Means Business website here.


The map below is zoomable map of council car parks in York including Park & Ride sites and Park & Ride bus stops. Clicking on the blue car park areas within the map will display a pop-up with additional information. Click on the 'More info' link within the pop-up to see information on charges, facilities etc.

Please note, the map may take a moment to load.



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For detailed information on council run car parks including opening times, overnight parking, fees for parking, facilities available and disabled parking information please see the pages below.

Pages in Car parks

  1. You are here: Car parks
  2. Park and pay by phone
  3. Bishopthorpe Road car park
  4. Bootham Row car park
  5. Castle car park
  6. Castle Mills car park
  7. Esplanade car park
  8. Foss Bank car park
  9. Marygate car park
  10. Monk Bar car park
  11. Nunnery Lane car park
  12. Piccadilly car park
  13. St George's Field car park
  14. Union Terrace car park
  15. Kathryn Avenue car park (ex Waterworld)

Parking Services


Telephone: 01904 551309

Fax: 01904 551190

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

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