Tag Archives : car parks


Changes at two city centre car parks to help shoppers and visitors

We’re making some changes to our Mayflower Street West and City Market car parks to better match the needs of shoppers and visitors. Mayflower Street West is to change from long-stay to short-stay, bringing it in line with other ‘shopper’ car parks in the city centre and helping to support local retailers and businesses. Previously a […]


Recycle your real Christmas tree and get a free bag of wood chippings

Residents in Plymouth will once again be able to recycle their real Christmas trees and get a free bag of wood chippings. Following the success of last year’s trial scheme, wood-chipping machines will be on a mini tour of Plymouth to dispose of Christmas trees responsibly. Councillor Mike Leaves, Cabinet Member for Street Scene and […]


Plans to modernise parking in Plymouth

Simpler tariffs, more online services, cheaper long-stay parking and tickets that can be used in multiple locations are among a number of improvements being proposed in a major modernisation of Plymouth’s parking arrangements. We are modernising our parking fees and services to make charges more consistent, fairer and easier to understand, provide more flexible options for […]


Travel information for Rod Stewart concert

Special travel arrangements are in place for the Rod Stewart concert at Home Park on Tuesday 7 June. There will be no general parking at the ground (except a limited number of spaces for disabled drivers) and concert-goers are being advised to use public transport to get to and from the event. Stagecoach will be […]


Plymouth ‘Dementia Friendly’ car park spaces thought to be the first in the UK

Plymouth now has two car parks with designated ‘Dementia Friendly’ parking spaces which are thought to be the first of their kind in the UK. Following consultation with carers who expressed frustration about the difficulties they face in parking, Plymouth City Council’s parking unit has introduced some new dementia accessible parking spaces in two of […]


Solar panels installed at Western Approach car park

Plymouth City Council marked World Environment Day yesterday by launching its largest solar installation to date at Western Approach car park. The site will produce enough energy to cover more than 30 per cent of its current needs, reducing energy spend by an estimated £41,000 in the first year. Savings will increase in future years […]