Union Terrace car park and coach park

Location

Union Terrace car park and coach park
Union Terrace
Clarence Street
York
YO31 7ES

Number of spaces: 145 (car parking spaces)

Hours and charges

Car park is open 24 hours, and charges apply from 8.00am to midnight. Charges apply every day including Sundays and Bank Holidays.

No maximum stay.

Charges for cars

Length of stay Pay and display RingGo Pay by phone Minster Badge Holder
Up to 1 hour £2.40 £2.30 £1.80
Up to 2 hours £4.80 £4.60 £3.60
Up to 3 hours £7.20 £6.90 £5.40
Up to 4 hours £9.60 £9.20 £7.20
Up to 5 hours £12.00 £11.50 £9.00
Over 5 hours £13.50 £13.50 £13.50
Evening parking £3.00 £3.00 Free of charge

Please note that if you choose to receive text message alerts in connection with the RingGo pay by phone service, you may face higher costs:

  • optional text messages to confirm your parking session are charged at 30p per message
  • optional text messages to alert you when your parking is running out are charged at 30p per message
  • please note that a 20p service charge applies to all mobile payments of £5.00 and over

Evening parking for cars

The evening parking charge covers:

  • from 6.00pm to midnight every day

York residents' Minster Badge holders can park free of charge:

  • from 6.00pm to midnight Sunday to Thursday
  • from 5.00pm to midnight Friday and Saturday

For all customers (excluding Minster Badge holders):

  • if you arrive before 6.00pm and want to stay into the evening you must buy a single ticket which covers up to 6.00pm and the evening charge
  • all day tickets automatically include the evening charge
  • you should check the expiry time on the meter screen before pressing the green button for your ticket
  • parking after midnight is free until 8.00am the following day
  • tickets which include the evening charge are valid until 8.00am the following day

All day parking for cars

The all day parking charge for cars is £13.50 for periods over 5 hours. This covers from the time of your arrival (the start of your 'chargeable period') until midnight. After midnight parking is free until 8.00am the following day.

Charges for coaches

There are 35 spaces for coaches at Union Terrace. The coach park is open from 8.00am to 11.00pm.

Peak season coach parking charges 1 April 2021 to 31 December 2021:

Length of stay Charge for coaches
Up to 1 hour £7.00
Up to 3 hours £11.60
Over 3 hours £14.00

Off-peak season coach parking charges 1 January 2022 to 31 March 2022:

Length of stay Charge for coaches
Up to 1 hour £7.00
Over 1 hour £10.00

Coach parking is free between 6.00pm and 11.00pm.

Please note, if your vehicle is parked the engine should be switched off. If you leave your engine running, you may be issued with a penalty charge notice.

Evening parking
Park and pay by phone

Find out how to park and pay by phone with RingGoin this car park.

  • the location number for this car park is 27714
  • the location number for York residents' Minster Badge holders (cars only) is 77141
  • the location number for the coach park is 27750

Please note that the text service is not available to Minster Badge holders.

Long stay parking

Car parking for 2 or more days is available using the RingGo pay by phone service.

By using RingGo to pay for parking you:

  • don’t need to put a parking ticket in your car (Civil Enforcement Officers can check which vehicles are parked with RingGo via their handheld units)
  • can pay for long or short stay parking
  • can extend your parking time
  • can buy multiple days of parking

If you do not pay for additional days in advance, you risk being issued with a penalty change notice if you do not return to your car before 8.00am.

Accessible parking

There are 13 dedicated disabled bays which are available for Blue Badge holders only In addition, Blue Badge holders can park in any bay in this car park, free of charge, for as long as they want.

Find out about other Blue Badge Parking arrangements in York and city centre disabled access.

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