Rent a Parking Space in Derby
Derby is a city in Lancashire, which lies on the banks of the River Derwent. Derby’s history dates back to when it was a Roman settlement. It developed rapidly during the Industrial Revolution, and in the 19th century, Derby became the centre of the British Rail Industry. Today it is an ideal destination to combine culture, history and a unique taste of Lancashire life.
While you’re in the area, make sure to check out the Derby Art Gallery, which has an impressive collection of paintings by the Derby-born Joseph Wright. Derby Arboretum was the first public park in the country and is great to explore. If it’s entertainment you’re looking for, book in for a play at The Derby Quad or Derby Theatre. When the sun is out, Darley and Derwent park are amongst the local’s favourite hang out spots.
Most of the on-street parking in Derby is restricted, making it particularly difficult for city centre commuters and visitors to find reasonably priced parking to suit their needs. This often makes it unaffordable for those who have to drive to and from the city every day.
…this is where YourParkingSpace can lend a helping hand!
YourParkingSpace offers a wealth of off-street parking opportunities, across Derby, including private driveways and car parks. Pre-book spaces in some of the busiest parts of Derby. Both long term and short term parking is available with our hourly and weekly booking options.
YourParkingSpace is available 24 hours of the day and offers hassle-free solutions to parking problems at any time of day or night.
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Derby Parking Statistics
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Parking in Central Derby
It can be tricky to park in Derby city centre, due to the Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ). Parking restrictions are in place every from 8am – 6pm, including weekends and Bank Holidays.
Parking restrictions to look out for are:
- Pay and Display bays where you can park
- Double yellow lines, where you can't park
- Single yellow lines, where you can only park at some times. Be sure to check the signs when parking on these
- Kerb flashes showing loading restrictions
No one wants a surprise Derby parking fine! On the YourParkingSpace map, we make sure that we only offer parking spaces with no restrictions so you need no permit and can rest assured you won’t get a Derby parking ticket.
Head to the YourParkingSpace search results page to find cheap and convenient spaces when in Derby’s most central locations, including parking in Derby town centre, Parking in derby cathedral quarter or parking in Derby on Sundays at peak times.
It’s useful to know that regular users of Council car parks or certain pay and display streets can save money by buying season tickets to make the most of Derby parking services. Check on the council website for details on which locations apply. Season tickets for on-street parking costs roughly £35 a month.
Derby has plenty to offer, from Derby Museum and Art Gallery to Pickford’s House and Derby Quad and Cinema which are all great to explore with children. If the sun’s out, head to Markeaton Park or Bluebell Dairy which has lovely Cream Tea Rooms nestled in a farm just two miles from the city centre. Spend some time exploring Derby cathedral quarter, or head for some shopping at Intu Derby.
If you’re looking to go further afield, other popular locations are a short drive away, including The Peak District, Chatsworth House, Hardwick Hall and Lyme Park. Head to YourParkingSpace in order to pre-book a cheap and convenient space when you roll up to your first stop on your day out!
From Derby, you can reach Nottingham by the A52, while the M1 connects Derby with Sheffield and Leeds. From Birmingham, take the A38 to reach Derby.
Derby train station is managed by East Midlands Trains, the station is also used by CrossCountry services.
There are 6 electric car charging points (connectors) available at Derby City Council, and charging points available at Intu Derby as well as in other public car parks. The charge points are operated under the POLAR, Plugged-in Midlands network, more information on accessing points on this network can be found on Zap Map online.
As you may already know, that Blue Badge allows you to park in more places, for longer, and often free of charge!
In Derby, disabled badge holders can park for free for up to three hours in dedicated disabled badge holder parking spaces. There is also free unlimited parking:
- In areas covered by on-street charging and limited waiting
- in areas covered by residents only parking schemes
Car parking charges apply to all disabled badge holders in all Council owned car parks. Discounted season tickets are available with application.
Overnight, weekends & bank holidays
Don’t get caught out looking for a parking space in Derby! Restrictions are in place every day of the week, even on Bank Holidays! There are some car parks which only charge until 4pm on Bank Holidays and on Sundays which is great if you are looking for parking in Derby on Sunday.
There are lots of parking options available to you, and many overnight off-street car parks in Derby run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Enter your dates and times into our search results page and find a space with a time scale that suits you.
On-street parking restrictions are in place Monday – Saturday 8am – 6pm. There is no charge on Sunday on the following streets: North Parade, Rawson Road, Godwin Street, Darley Street. All other streets charge on Sunday from 11am to 5pm. Parking is free on Bank Holidays.
Have you considered making a bit of extra cash from your empty Derby parking space? If not, you might want to consider this! Parking in Derby city centre is in very high demand and you could see yourself making a considerable profit from that unused driveway or allocated space which you may have forgotten even existed. Go to our list your space for free page to start earning!
How much is parking in Derby train station?
Parking at Derby train station pricing depends on your length of stay and the peak hours. Peak time parking in zones 1 and 2 costs £14.50 for the day or £53 for a week. Off-Peak parking between Monday – Friday 10:00 – 02:30 or Saturday – Sunday Anytime costs £7.50. Off Peak evening charges between Monday – Sunday 18:00 – 2:30 cost £2.00. Parking in zone 3 is slightly cheaper, with a daily charge of £11.50 and weekly charge of £53. Off-Peak parking between Monday – Friday 10:00 – 02:30 or Saturday – Sunday Anytime costs £7.50. Off Peak evening charges between Monday – Sunday 18:00 – 2:30 cost £2.00.
How much is parking at Intu Derby?
Derby parking Intu costs £1.50 for up to 30 minutes, £3.00 for between 1 and 3 hours, and £5.50 for between 2 and 3 hours. To park for 24 hours you can expect to pay £15.00. For cheap and convenient overnight, short and mid-term parking solutions head to the YourParkingSpace map to pre-book a space for a duration that suits you.
What time is free parking in Derby?
Pay and display in Derby city centre apply every day including on Bank Holidays. In most areas restrictions are in place 8am – 6pm. You can park for free in the city centre between 6pm – 8am in on-street parking. Parksafe Surface Level car parks have restrictions in place from 8am – 4pm on Sundays and Bank Holidays so you can park for free between 4pm and 8am on these days.
How much is parking in Derby city centre?
On Street Parking in Derby City Centre offers a 2 hour maximum stay and on the outskirts of the city centre there is a 4 hours maximum stay, however, you can purchase another pay and display ticket once your previous ticket has expired. In the central Derby parking zones you can expect to pay £3.20 for up to two hours, and £4.60 for between two and four hours. Tariffs vary depending on the location, check local signage. Regular users of Council car parks or certain pay and display streets can save money by buying season tickets. Check on the council website for details on which locations apply. Season tickets for on-street parking cost roughly £35 a month.
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Latest Derby parking reviews
Thumbs up...no problemsCatherine
Easy to find barrier parking so secure plenty of spaces but found out you could pay £2 round the corner for the dayRebecca
Cost effective parking in a nice part of town. Would highly recommend.Paul
Excellent secure parking space, first class communication from the owner and I will definitely use again when travelling from East Midlands airport.Beth
Extremely good value, very easy to find & well floodlit when I returned late in the evening. Will definitely use again & would recommend.Lucy
Brilliant! Easy to prebook, information and instructions very clear. No trouble finding a space, space was well lit and felt secureJo
Excellent place to park car. Very friendly and helpful. Highly recommend.Melanie
Once located easy to park and good value for money. Helpful staff.Nicky
Really easy to find coming off the M1 (less than 10 minute drive). Easy entry and exit (you don't have to do anything but drive in and out). Plenty of parking spaces available. Would thoroughly recommend.Rebecca
perfect parking.12 min wallk to airportGreg