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Preston City Centre Parking

Exterior of Preston Bus Station with buses parked at the front

Preston city centre offers ample parking options for cars, motorcycles and coaches. From pay as you go multi-storey, surface level and dedicated disabled car parks to park and ride, there are plenty of options when visiting the city.

Free Christmas parking

There are a number of city centre car parks with free parking available over the Christmas period. For more details see Free Christmas Parking in Preston.

Preston City Council car parks

Preston City Council manage the following five car parks located at convenient points around Preston:

  • Market Hall multi storey car park
  • Avenham multi story pay and display car park
  • Hill Street surface pay and display car park
  • Trinity Square surface pay and display car park
  • Chapel Yard disabled car park

For details see Preston City Council - city centre car parks.

Bus Station car park

Preston bus station car park is a multi storey pay and display car park located above the bus station within easy access to the city centre.

For details see Lancashire County Council - Preston bus station car park.

Shopping centre car parks

The city offers two multi storey car parks at the following shopping centres:

St George's Shopping Centre

St George’s car park is a pay and display car park situated at the heart of Preston City Centre. Located between Lune St, Fishergate and Friargate making it super convenient for shopping and other city centre visits.

For details see St George's Shopping Centre - parking.

Fishergate Shopping Centre

Fishergate is the city's largest surface car park. Located at the bottom end of Fishergate, adjacent to the railway station, it provides quick access to the city centre.

For details see Fishergate Shopping Centre - visiting us.

Preston Train Station car park

Preston Train Station provides a large surface level car park located next to the Fishergate Shopping Centre and offers a drop off/pick up and short stay areas.

For details see Virgin Trains - Parking in Preston.

Disabled parking

The following car parks offer disabled parking:

For additional disabled parking spots across the city see Parkopedia - Preston.

Motorcycle parking

The following car parks offer motorcycle parking:

Coach parking

Coach parking is available at Preston Bus Station on Tithebarn Street.

For details, including how to book, visit Lancashire County Council - coach parking.

Please note: Preston Bus Station is currently unable to accept coach parking unless it is pre booked.

Park and ride

Avoid the stress of city centre parking with Preston's two park and rides based on opposite sides of the city. With buses travelling from the site to the city centre, the park and ride takes you straight into the heart of Preston.

For details on Portway and Harrington Road park and ride visit Lancashire County Council - Portway park and ride.

For details on Capitol Centre park and ride visit Lancashire County Council - Park and Ride.

Map address for city centre car parks

  • Market Hall car park, Tenterfield Street, Preston, PR1 2JD
  • Avenham car park, 35 Avenham St, Preston PR1 3BN
  • Hill Street car park, Hill Street, Preston, PR1 2BB
  • Trinity Square, Market Street West, Lancashire, PR1 2EU
  • Chapel Yard disabled car park, between Fleet Street & Friargate, Preston, PR1 2UT
  • Preston bus station car park, Tithebarn Street, Preston, PR1 1YT
  • St George's Shopping Centre28 Friargate, Preston PR1 2TU
  • Fishergate Shopping Centre Car Park, Fishergate, Preston, PR1 8HJ
  • Preston Train Station car park, Fishergate, Preston, PR1 8AP
  • Park and Ride Portway, Preston, PR1 8PQ