You can park on-street in a number of locations across York.

Different restrictions and charges apply depending on the area, but local restrictions will always be clearly signposted.

Holders of a York residents' Minster Badge are entitled to discounted or free parking at certain times, in car parks and on-street parking bays.


On-street parking charges

You have to pay to park in on-street parking bays on:

  • Carmelite Street
  • Lawrence Street
  • Lord Mayor's Walk
  • North Street
  • Palmer Lane
  • Piccadilly
  • Priory Street
  • Skeldergate
  • Tanner's Moat
  • Toft Green
  • Walmgate

Charges to park on these streets are:

Length of stay

Charges Minster Badge Holder
Up to 1 hour £2.30 £2.30
1 to 2 hours £4.60 £4.60
2 to 3 hours £6.90 £6.90
Evening parking £2.00 Free of charge

Parking for over 2 hours is only allowed after 3.00pm.

1 and 2 hour charges apply every day from 8.00am to 6.00pm, except for Priory Street where the charges on Sunday do not start until 1.00pm.

Evening charges apply to all the above streets from 6.00pm until midnight.

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On-street parking on Micklegate

Charges to park on Micklegate are:

Length of stay

Charges Minster Badge Holder
Up to 30 minutes 40p 40p
Up to 1 hour 80p 80p
1 to 2 hours £4.60 £4.60
2 to 3 hours £6.90 £6.90
Evening parking £2.00 Free of charge

Parking for over 2 hours is only allowed after 3.00pm.

The 30 minutes, 1 hour and 2 hour charges apply every day from 8.00am to 6.00pm, except Sundays when the charges only apply from 1.00pm to 6.00pm.

Evening charges apply from 6.00pm until midnight.

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On-street parking on Foss Islands Road

This area of on-street parking is designed for larger vehicles such as minibuses up to 25 seats, motorhomes and caravans.

These charges apply Monday to Sunday, 8.00am to 9.00pm.

Length of stay

Charges Minster Badge Holder
Up to 2 hours £4.20 £4.20
Up to 5 hours £6.30 £6.30
Up to 13 hours £10.50 £10.50

See more information about motorhome parking in York.

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On-street 'evening only' parking

Additional on-street 'evening only' parking bays are available at the following locations:

  • Fossgate
  • Piccadilly
  • St Denys Road
  • The Stonebow
  • Walmgate

The bays are available for parking from 6.00pm to 8.00am every evening.

The charge is £2.00 for any length of stay between 6.00pm and 8.00am except for York residents with a Minster Badge who may park free of charge.

The charges apply Monday to Saturday at St Denys Road and everyday at Fossgate, Piccadilly, The Stonebow and Walmgate.

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On-street parking in residents' parking zones

If you are not a member of the residents' priority parking scheme (ResPark) a resident of a parking zone, you can park for up to 1 hour in some of the spaces provided that you buy a 'pay and display' ticket.

If you are a resident of the parking zone you do not have to pay, and there is no limit to how long you can park, provided that you display a resident parking permit for the correct zone.

The streets affected are:

  • Bishophill Senior
  • Clifton
  • Cromwell Road
  • Cumberland Street
  • Garden Street
  • George Street
  • Huntington Road
  • Lead Mill Lane
  • Lower Friargate
  • Lower Priory Street
  • Lowther Street
  • Margaret Street
  • Marygate
  • Park Grove
  • Penleys Grove Street
  • Queen Anne's Road
  • The Crescent
  • The Mount
  • Townend Street
  • Union Terrace
  • Walmgate

All the ResPark pay and display bays allow parking for one hour only.

The charges apply every day from 8.00am to 8.00pm apart from Lead Mill Lane where they do not apply on Sundays.

  • 1 hour: £1.00

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On-street parking for blue badge holders

Blue badge holders can see further information on:

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