Car parks

Locations, charges and parking information

Christmas parking

Free parking is available at all Lancaster City Council pay and display car parks in Lancaster and Morecambe town centres all day Sunday, and Thursday evenings from 5pm until 8am Friday on the following specific dates:

Car park locations

Electric vehicle charging points

Blue Badge parking

Safer parking

The Safer Parking Scheme is a national standard for UK car parks that have low crime and measures in place to ensure the safety of people and vehicles. A Park Mark is awarded to each car park that achieves the challenging standards.

Parking charges

Cashless parking

  • RingGo cashless parking is available in all Lancaster City Council pay and display car parks. 
  • Card payments are accepted in the following car parks: Library (02M), Pedder (03M), Marine 1 (21M), Festival Market (18M), Goods Yard (20M), Bay Arena (16M), Cable St (11L), Nelson St (09L), St Nics (01L), St Nics (03L), Charterhouse (20L), Moor Mills 1 (08L), Moor Mills 2 (18L), Lower St Leonardgate (05L), Upper St Leonardgate (06L), Dallas Road (15L), Marine 3 (23M), Spring Garden (10L), Auction Mart (14L), Westview (11M), Williamson Park.

Motorcycle parking

Motorcycles are exempt from pay and display charges in any city council pay and display car park in Lancaster, Morecambe and Heysham, but are NOT exempt from the county council on-street pay and display parking bays.

Motorhome parking

For motorhome parking locations and details of camping and caravan sites with motorhome facilities please see our motorhome parking guide (PDF).

Lancaster park and ride

For further information contact the county council on 0300 123 6701 or email

Contact us

For any car park related issues, please contact us at

Lancaster City Council car parks - Lancaster

Lancaster City Council car parks - Morecambe

Last updated: 26 November 2021