Tag Archives : parking


Park for a pound at Western Approach this Christmas

Late night shoppers can park for just £1 from 3pm at Plymouth’s Western Approach car park in the run-up to Christmas. We’re providing discounted parking every Thursday night to get folk into the festive spirit and encourage them to see what the city centre’s West End shops have on offer. The deal begins this Thursday to coincide […]


Making parking simpler in Plymouth

A raft of new parking arrangements designed to make parking that bit simpler in Plymouth will come into effect from 1 April. Cheaper long-stay parking, simpler tariffs and tickets that can be used in more than one place are part of a package of measures to help shoppers and visitors park more easily. Smart meters […]


Comment on parking modernisation plans

People can now comment on proposals for simpler tariffs, more online services, cheaper long-stay parking and tickets that can be used in multiple locations, which are among a number of improvements being proposed in a major modernisation of Plymouth’s parking arrangements. Proposals include smarter meters that will allow people to park for longer if they […]


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 […]


Controlled parking zone in Crownhill – the facts

Council Leader and Eggbuckland ward councillor Ian Bowyer said: “The controlled parking zone in Cross Park Road, Cross Park Avenue and Cross Park Way is not new – it was introduced over 10 years ago, at the specific request of residents. “Permit holders are given the flexibility of being able to park anywhere within the […]


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 […]


Measures being introduced to tackle problem parking around Life Centre

Measures to tackle inconsiderate and dangerous parking around the Plymouth Life Centre will be introduced next month, following public consultation earlier in the year. The measures will address ongoing problems with vehicles being left around the edge of the Life Centre car park, outside the marked bays and on kerbs, which obstructs access for other […]


Left to right: Zoe Anning, Mike Artherton, Councillor Vincent and Darren Stoneman receiving the award

National award for our parking team

Our parking team has won a national award for its work in supporting the local community. The team has beaten off competition from across the country to win the Inspiration Award in this year’s British Parking Awards, organised by Parking Review magazine. The awards, now in their 15th year, showcase excellence in the design of parking […]


Beware of Blue Badge websites

We are warning Blue Badge applicants and holders to beware of websites charging for help with their application or renewal. One resident paid £49 for help filling out a Blue Badge form – something that is available free through the Council. Councillor Brian Vincent, Cabinet Member for Streetscene, said: “If you are renewing or applying for a Blue […]


Plans to tackle problem parking around Plymouth Life Centre

Plymouth City Council is planning to introduce a package of measures to tackle inconsiderate and dangerous parking around the Plymouth Life Centre. There have been ongoing problems with vehicles being left around the edge of the Life Centre car park, outside the marked bays and on kerbs, which obstructs access for other drivers, cyclists and […]


Camera car not banned

Camera cars have not been banned. There are, however, Government plans to stop them being used to enforce certain things (such as ‘no loading’ restrictions). Our camera car spends the majority of its time checking for inconsiderate and dangerous parking at bus stops and schools and this important enforcement will not be affected by the […]


Demolition to begin on Mayflower West Car Park next month

Work to demolish the Mayflower West car park and begin clearing the ground for a new multi-million pound intercity coach hub is set to start next month. Demolition of the car park, which was closed last September due to its deteriorating structural condition, is expected to get under way just after the Easter break and […]