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Leicester City Centre Parking

Leicester has more than 8,500 off-street and 1,300 on-street car parking spaces for public use.  Download the city centre parking guide for full details. 


Please note that in Leicester normal parking charges apply on Bank Holidays, Christmas Day and Boxing Day (unless the latter fall on a Sunday).


  • Making parking easier
  • Disabled parking
  • Motorcycle parking
  • Multi-storey car parks
  • Surface level car parks
  • Pay & display
  • Choose the right car park for your side of the city


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Making parking easier


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Disabled parking

Council-run city centre car parks offer free parking for blue badge holders. Council-run car parks are indicated in the car park lists below with an asterix *.



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Motorcycle parking 

Free parking for motorcycles is available in the following car parks:  

 

Free motorcycle parking is also available In the city centre:  

 


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Multi-storey car parks

North zone
  • Haymarket Centre - 0116 223 2148*
  • Abbey Street - 0845 050 7080 

  • Lee Circle - 0845 050 7080 

 

South zone
  • Welford Road - 0845 050 7080 

  • Newarke Street (Phoenix) - 0116 252 6696*


East zone
  • Rutland Centre - 0845 050 7080

  • East Street - 0845 050 7080 


West zone 
  • Highcross - 0116 242 8644

  • St Nicholas Circle - 0845 050 7080 

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Surface level car parks


Central zone
  • Lee Circle overheight vehicle park - 0845 050 7080 

  • Mansfield Street (rear of Argos) - 0207 563 3000 

  • Dover Street - 0116 223 2148 *

  • Mansfield Street - 0870 855 5888


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Outer zone
  • Almond Road - 0207 563 3000 

  • Granville Road - 0116 223 2148 *

  • Victoria Park - 0116 223 2148 *

  • Great Central Street - 0116 262 7986

  • St Margaret’s Pastures - 0116 223 2148 *

  • Granby Halls - 0845 050 7080

  • Abbey Park - 0116 223 2148 *

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Pay and display


The council can offer advice about penalty charge notices issued at Pay and Display car parks. Please call Customer Service on: 0116 454 1000

For information about on-street parking please call 0116 223 2148.

 

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Choose the right car park for your side of the city


Choose the right car park no matter which direction you are coming:

 

  • North of Leicestershire (A6, A607)
    Follow 'North Zone' car parking signs for Abbey Street* (LE1 3UA), Haymarket (LE1 3XJ) and Lee Circle* (LE1 3RE) car parks. 
  • East of Leicestershire or Rutland (A47)
    Follow 'East Zone' car parking signs for East Street (LE1 6NB), Rutland Centre (LE1 1TQ) and Lee Circle (LE1 3RE) car parks.
  • Centre (LE1 1TQ) and Lee Circle (LE1 3RE) car park.
  • South of Leicestershire (A6, A5199, A426)
    Follow 'South Zone' car parking signs for East Street (LE1 6NB), Newarke Street (LE1 5SP), Welford Road (LE2 7AD) and Rutland Centre (LE1 1TQ) Car Parks.

  • West of Leicestershire (A47) follow 'West Zone' car parking signs for Highcross John Lewis Car Park (LE1 4QJ), Highcross Rooftop (LE1 4FY) and St. Nicholas Circle (LE1 4LF) car parks.


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