How to pay
You can pay for parking in Sand Street car park using a pay station or PaybyPhone. You cannot combine payment methods or use paycards.
Our pay stations accept payment by:
- debit or credit cards
We do not accept American Express or Diners Club cards.
Pay stations are located at the pedestrian car park entrances. When you return to the car park:
- go to a pay station
- key in your car's full registration plate, including the J
- follow the on-screen instructions to make your payment
- the system allows you 15 minutes to exit the car park from the time you paid
If you're paying for a hired car you don't need to include the H from the registration plate.
You can use PaybyPhone to pay at Sand Street car park. The location code is 803713.
You must start your session as soon as you occupy a parking space. You can extend your session without having to return to your car.
Once you are ready to leave, just drive out ensuring that your session has covered the full time you were parked.
The 15 minutes allowance to exit Sand Street car park does not apply to PaybyPhone.
You have a 5 minutes allowance to find your parking place before you start to get charged.
Once you've paid for your parking, you have 15 minutes to exit the car park. This does not apply when using PaybyPhone. If you leave without paying for your parking, you'll be issued with a fine.
Costs increase if you park for longer than 3 hours to encourage short stay parking.
|Hours parked|| Units charged in total||Cost|
|Up to 1 hour||1 unit||£0.90|
|Up to 2 hours ||2 units||£1.80|
|Up to 3 hours||3 units||£2.70|
Costs increase after 3 hours to: |
|Up to 4 hours||5 units||£4.50|
|Up to 5 hours||8 units||£7.20|
|Up to 6 hours||12 units||£10.80|
|Up to 7 hours||17 units||£15.30|
|Up to 8 hours||23 units||£20.70|
|Up to 9 hours||30 units||£27.00|
Eco-friendly parking permit
You can use your eco-friendly parking permit in Sand Street to get half price parking. You can pay by debit or credit card. We don't accept American Express or Diners Club cards.
If you qualify for free parking you'll be restricted to a maximum stay of 3 hours. If you exceed the 3 hours you'll be issued a fine.
Disabled parking at Sand Street
You can use your blue badge but you must also apply for a Sand Street disabled park smart card. To apply you need to:
- read the terms and conditions
- complete the application form
- take completed form and your Disabled Driver Badge to the Car Park Admin Office
Application form for Sand Street disabled park smart card
You can also collect an application form from the Car Park Admin Office, Sand Street Car Park.
Disabled parking costs for park smart cardholders
You have 3 hours of free parking, but if you want to stay longer you'll have to pay the usual hourly charge.
|Hours parked||Units charged in total||Cost|
|Up to 3 hours||0 unit||Free|
|Up to 4 hours||1 unit||£0.90|
|Up to 5 hours||2 units||£1.80|
|Up to 6 hours||3 units||£2.70|
|Up to 7 hours||5 units||£4.50|
|Up to 8 hours||8 units||£7.20|
|Up to 9 hours||12 units||£10.80|
You have a 5 minutes allowance to find your parking place and a 15 minutes allowance to exit the car park after you have paid. If you leave without paying or using the park smart card, you'll be issued with a fine.
Disabled parking for visitors
If you're a disabled visitor wanting to benefit from the above reduced rate for parking at Sand Street you must:
- bring your disabled parking badge to the administration office at Sand Street car park
- provide your vehicle registration number
Your details will be kept on file for that day. If you want to use the car park again you'll need to follow the same process for each day.
Once registered your disabled parking badge must be clearly displayed in your vehicle as normal.