Information about Parking in Dudley
Dudley is a large town in the West Midlands. Sometimes called the capital of the Black Country. It started out as a market town before growing into an industrial centre in the 19th century, when it became one of the most important towns in the West Midlands.
Nowadays, Dudley’s range of top attractions makes it the perfect destination for a family day out. There is plenty on offer for history fans of all ages, with popular tourist sites including the 12th century priory ruins and the Black Country Living Museum, as well as Dudley Zoo and Dudley Castle.
You already have enough to worry about on a family trip without thinking about busy car parks and pricey Pay and Displays.
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Dudley Parking Statistics
4.7 out of 5 stars
Average parking rating for Dudley
By YourParkingSpace drivers for Dudley spaces
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Parking in Central Dudley
The GoCompare parking review uncovered that in Dudley there are 54 vehicles for every one free parking space, making it the fourth worst place to park in the region. Parking in Dudley town centre is especially difficult, and Dudley parking charges can be expensive.
Dudley parking permits can be purchased for parking in Dudley Council car parks on a 12 or 3 month basis.
If you don’t have a parking permit, or if Dudley parking permits are not valid for your chosen parking space, you may need to purchase a Pay and Display ticket.
Pay and Display bays are parking spaces with ticket machines. You can find all the information you need regarding parking charges in Dudley, the hours of operation and maximum stay periods on the front of the machine. The time your vehicle can stay in the Pay and Display until is printed on the ticket, so make sure you aren’t late!
Dudley parking enforcement is strict, and we all dread getting a Penalty Charge Notice through the letterbox. That’s why we at YourParkingSpace only list parking spaces that you are entitled to park in - so you can leave your car worry-free!
Dudley Airport parking
Dudley doesn’t have its own airport. The nearest airport is Birmingham Airport, which is around one hour’s drive away.
Book in advance on our Birmingham Airport page to ensure your cheap, convenient parking space is waiting for you when you arrive at the airport.
The Dudley Canal is popular with walkers and cyclists. Many of the canalside towpaths have been upgraded for cycling, and some sections are part of the National Cycle Network.
If the weather is gloomy, Dudley also has plenty of indoor attractions to offer. The Castle Gate complex is home to a multiplex Showcase Cinema and a Tenpin bowling alley. The Town Hall also acts as an entertainment venue, hosting dances, theatrical performances and concerts.
One of Dudley’s most beloved attractions is the Black Country Living Museum. Period houses, shops, workshops and public buildings have been dismantled and rebuilt brick by brick to create authentic 19th and 20th century streets. Visitors can get a taste of school life in an early 20th century classroom, try out an antique fairground ride, or even head underground in the footsteps of a 19th century coal miner.
You can find convenient and cheap parking in Dudley town centre close to all these unmissable spots, as well as other popular destinations, including:
- The Old Glasshouse Dudley parking
- Trafalgar House Dudley parking
- Sandwell and Dudley parking
Just search your destination by name, pop in your dates, and the results will appear on the map.
Dudley is under half an hour by road from Wolverhampton on Birmingham New Road/the A4123. The route from Birmingham to Dudley, meanwhile, takes under an hour.
Dudley has good connections to Birmingham, Wolverhampton and the rest of the country by train. The most convenient railway stations for the town are Tipton Station, Dudley Port Station and Sandwell and Dudley Station.
Dudley offers two places to charge your electric vehicle:
- Stafford Street Dudley
- Premier Inn Castlegate
There are also other charging points in the area surrounding the town. For a map of all the electric vehicle charging points in Dudley and beyond, check the government’s Go Ultra Low website.
The Blue Badge scheme is a national system of parking concessions for those with disabilities, whether they are the car’s driver or a passenger. Your Blue Badge lets you park closer to your destination, and disabled people are exempt from Dudley parking charges in any of the Council’s car parks. The majority of these car parks have specific disabled bays, but Blue Badge holders are not restricted to these bays and can park in any bay free of charge, making disabled parking in Dudley even easier.
Disabled parking in Dudley Council’s short stay car parks is subject to a three-hour time limit. For all-day parking in Dudley for disabled visitors, try one of the long stay car parks where you can stay for as long as you need, subject to the opening times of the car park.
Remember to always display your Blue Badge clearly, or risk one of the notorious Dudley parking fines!
Overnight, weekends & bank holidays
No one likes getting stuck as night falls with nowhere to park. YourParkingSpace can save you from this. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, you can use YourParkingSpace to find a space quickly before the sun sets.
Visitors are always searching for parking spaces in Dudley. If you have an empty driveway, underground parking spot or garage to rent in Dudley, list it for free on YourParkingSpace. Set your price and watch the bookings roll in - you could be earning an easy extra income in no time at all.
How do I apply for a disabled parking bay outside my house in Dudley?
To apply for a disabled parking bay outside your house, contact the local council.
How much is parking at Dudley Train Station?
There is no charge for railway users to park their cars at Sandwell and Dudley Station, at Tipton Station or at Dudley Port Station.
At what time is there free parking in Dudley?
Free parking in Dudley town centre can be hard to come by. However, if you’re looking for short term free car parking in Dudley, you may be in luck, as the Council offers free parking for stays of up to one hour in its Pay and Display car parks between 7am and 7pm. You must still get a ticket from the machine and display it in your car to take advantage of the offer.
After 7pm you can park in some of Dudley’s Pay and Display areas for free.
For all-day parking in Dudley West Midlands at low prices, book your space in advance with YourParkingSpace. No more driving round in circles searching for somewhere to park - your space will be waiting for you when you arrive.
Is it free to park in Dudley overnight?
In some Dudley Council car parks it is free to park between 7pm and 7am. In others, there is a £1.10 charge to park between 7pm and 7am. Make sure you check the signs to see which rule applies.
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