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Stratford Parking

There are lots of parking options in Stratford-upon-Avon depending on your requirements, you can also see these on our Town Centre Map

Car parks

There are many car parks conveniently located within the heart of Stratford, information below *

An evening charge of £2.00 applies to the following car parks (except Rother Street multi-storey) between 16.00 and 08.00 hrs.

  Capacity Type Up to 1 hour Up to 2 hours Up to 3 hours Up to 4 hours Up to 9 hours Up to 12 hours Up to 24 hours Up to 72 hours
Bridgeway 650 MultiStory FREE £2.00 £3.00 £4.00 £6.00 £8.00 £10.00 £20.00
Riverside 544 Surface £1.00 £2.00 £3.00 £4.00 £6.00 £8.00 £10.00 £20.00
Swans Nest Lane 26 Surface £1.00 £2.00 £3.00 £4.00 £6.00 £8.00 £10.00 £20.00
Unicorn Meadow 66 Surface FREE £2.00 £3.00 £4.00 £6.00 £8.00 £10.00 £20.00
Church Street 197 Surface £1.00 £2.00 £3.00 £4.00 £6.00 £8.00 £10.00 £20.00
  Capacity Type Up to 1 hour Up to 2 hours Up to 3 hours Up to 4 hours Up to 9 hours Up to 12 hours Up to 24 hours Up to 72 hours
Recreation Ground 378 Surface £1.00 £2.00 £3.00 £4.00 £6.00 £8.00 £10.00 £20.00
Arden Street 240 Surface £1.00 £2.00 £3.00 £4.00 £6.00 £8.00 £10.00 £20.00
Windsor Street 243 MultiStory £1.00 £2.00 £3.00 £4.00 £6.00 £8.00 £10.00 £20.00
Coach / Lorry Park 69 Surface £1.00 £2.00 £3.00 £4.00 £6.00 £8.00 £10.00 £20.00

NCP Car park

  Capacity  1/2 to 2 Hours 3 To 4 Hours 5 Hours   Earlybird 
Rother St Multi-storey 247  £2.00 - £4.00 £6.00-£8.00 £10.00 £4.00


Disabled Parking

For Blue Badge Holders (and holders of any other official disabled parking permits) and motorcycles parking is free in all District Council car parks except Bridgefoot and Unicorn Meadow parks.

In an on-street parking bay, Badge Holders may park for free and for as long as they need to unless there is a traffic sign specifying a time limit for disabled badge holders or the traffic sign states that the bay is for a specific use only, for example taxi rank, residents parking.

In a disabled bay you must ensure that you read the road signage to ensure that you do not overstay the maximum time permitted. The following areas have designated disabled bays:

  • Sheep Street Rear Access Area: maximum stay 3 hours at all times
  • Henley Street(within pedestrianised area): maximum stay 30 minutes, no return within 1 hour between the hours of 8am and 11am
  • Henley Street (Windsor Street entrance): no limit
  • Union Street: maximum stay 1 hour no return within 2 hours, between 8am and 6pm
  • Sheep Street: maximum stay 3 hours, no return within 3 hours between 8am and 6pm
  • Chapel Lane: no limit
  • Bridge Street: no limit between 8am and 6pm
  • Waterside: no limit
  • Rother Street: no limit

for full details on parking in Stratford visit the District Council's website:

Park and Ride

The Stratford Park and Ride can be a great solution to parking in Stratford-upon-Avon, Some advantages of the Park and Ride include, Free parking all day, Buses every 10-15 minutes direct to Stratford town centre and attractions and a Fully secure site with CCTV and supervisors always on site

The Park and Ride offer Daily, Weekly and Monthly tickets which can be purchased on the bus from the driver. the prices are as follows:

Ticket Type Price  
Day Return £2.00  
Weekly £7.00  
Monthly £25.00  
Quarterly Season Ticket* £60.00  
Annual Season Pass* £200.00  
Child Single Ticket £0.70  
Child Return After 9am £0.90  
Mini Group Ticket £2.00 1 adult and up to 2 children
Maxi Group Ticket £3.00 2 adults and up to 4 children
Mega Group Ticket £5.00 up to 5 adults
Concessionary Pass Holders after 9am FREE  
Timothy's Bridge Road Fare Stage Day Return £1.00  
Timothy's Bridge Road Fare Stage Quarterly £30.00  
Timothy's Bridge Road Fare Stage Annual £100.00  

They also offer Quarterly and Annual tickets which can mean prices as low as 59p per day, prices for this are as follows:

Quarterly and annual tickets are 60% cheaper than the equivalent town centre car park season tickets. These tickets can be purchased from Johnsons Coaches by calling 01564 797000, or by collecting an application form from the customer services building on site.

On Street Parking

For shorter stays you can use the on street parking meters, these are mainly in the town centre, Charges apply from 8am - 6pm, 7 days a week *

Location of On Street Parking Place Charges from 1 April 2011 Price
Bridge Street, High Street, Union Street Up to 30 minutes: 50p
Chapel Lane, Chapel Street, Ely Street, Great William Street, John Street, Mansell Street, Payton Street, Brother Street, Scholars Lane, Shakespeare Street, Sheep Street, Tyler Street Up to 30 minutes:
Up to 1 hour:
Chestnut Walk, Church Street, Old Town, Southern Lane Up to 30 minutes:
Up to 1 hour:
Up to 1.5 hours:
Up to 2 hours:



* Information from the Stratford-on-Avon District council website, further information can be found here -