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Type of car park: Short stay pay and display with no height restrictions and 24 hour access.

Maximum stay: Maximum stay is 4 hours, Monday to Saturday between 8am and 6pm. There are no time limits outside of these times. Season ticket holders are exempt from maximum stay.

Charging hours: 8am to 6pm Monday to Saturday, including public and bank holidays.

Payment method: coins only at the pay and display machine. Or, using PayByPhone, with location code 809131.

To buy a season ticket or parking permit please apply online using our MiPermit Portal – if you need help with MiPermit, email or phone 0345 520 7007. For more information see the charges section below or visit our Car park season tickets page.

Please check the signs in the car park on arrival for up-to-date information and procedures.

Parking bays

Standard bays: 83

Disabled bays: 7

EV bays: 0

Motorcycle bays: 1

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Contact details

Telephone General enquiries: 0300 123 2224
Pay and display machine issues: 01823 219035

Car park information


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Motorcycle parking iconMotorcycle parking
Season tickets iconSeason tickets
Short stay parking iconShort stay parking
No height restrictions iconNo height restrictions
24 hour access icon24 hour access

Ways to pay

Coins iconCoins
App iconApp


Monday to Saturday 8am to 6pm

  • 1 hour: £0.70
  • 2 hours: £1.30
  • 3 hours: £1.70
  • 4 hours: £3.10

To buy a season ticket visit our MiPermit portal

  • 3 months: £75.00
  • 6 months: £150.00
  • 12 months: £300.00


Address Essex Close Public Parking, Essex Close, Chard, UK