Rent a Northampton Parking Space
Northampton is the county town of Northamptonshire in England’s East Midlands. It lies on the River Nene, around half way between London and Birmingham. The area was settled at least as far back as the Bronze Age and was once home to Northampton Castle, a royal residence. Once one of the most famous Norman castles in England, Northampton Castle was destroyed to make way for Northampton Railway Station in 1879.
During the industrial revolution, Northampton gained a canal and became an industrial centre for footwear and leather manufacture. Nowadays, the town has largely left its industrial history behind it, but it is still a world capital for the manufacture of shoes. Northampton isn’t just about shoes, though - it also has lots of other attractions to offer visitors and residents alike. The town contains one of Britain’s largest and oldest market squares, two shopping centres, and plenty of entertainment venues.
You already have enough to worry about on your family trip to Northampton without thinking about busy car parks and pricey Pay and Displays.
This is where YourParkingSpace can help.
YourParkingSpace provides a quick and simple online platform for reserving a parking space in advance. With a wide choice of Northampton parking available for prices as low as £1.88 a day, we take the hassle out of parking so you can spend more time exploring everything the town has to offer.
You can book your Northampton parking space by the hour, day, week or month, and we even have a free app that lets you reserve parking on the move. No more stress, no more driving around in circles - parking made easy!
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Parking in Central Northampton
Northamptonshire County Council is responsible for the enforcement of parking in Northampton town centre. They make sure that parking regulations are observed, including:
No waiting at any time on double yellow lines
No waiting during the hours indicated on the sign on single yellow lines
A valid Northampton parking ticket must be displayed to park in Pay and Display areas
A valid Northampton parking permit must be displayed to park in permit holder bays
Northampton County Council operates a number of permit schemes which only allow vehicles either displaying the relevant parking permit or holding a valid virtual permit to park in a designated bay or zone. Northampton parking permits are only valid in the zone indicated: the letter on your permit must match the letter shown on the sign, and you are not permitted to park in any zone other than the one for which your permit is valid.
If you are a resident of Northampton and your home is within the inner ring road in Northampton town centre, you are eligible for the town centre resident parking scheme. The scheme allows permit holders to use selected town centre long stay car parks, and the permit costs £30 per month.
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 park with us and avoid a Northampton parking fine.
Birmingham Airport Parking
Northampton doesn’t have its own airport. If you want to travel to or from Northampton by aeroplane, Birmingham Airport, London Luton Airport and East Midlands Airport are the most convenient options.
YourParkingSpace has parking spaces available near all these airports. Book in advance to ensure your cheap, convenient parking space is waiting for you when you arrive.
Northampton is well-known to rugby fans as the home of Northampton Saints, a Premiership rugby union team which gained international fame when it won the European Rugby Champions Cup in 2000. Saints play at Franklin’s Gardens in Northampton.
Northampton also has a bustling Cultural Quarter, full of museums and art galleries. The Northampton Museum and Art Gallery has a collection of historical footwear, Italian art, glass and ceramics, as well as local history and a programme of temporary exhibitions. 78 Derngate, the only house in England designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, contains a museum celebrating Mackintosh’s work as well as an art gallery and a restaurant. The Northampton Arts Collective is also located in the Cultural Quarter.
Lots of visitors are attracted to Northampton by its range of annual events. Artists’ studios are open to the public once a year in the county-wide Open Studios event, and visitors and locals alike love the Northampton Carnival, the Delapre Beer Festival, the Dragonboat Race, the Umbrella Fair, St Crispins Fair and the town’s Diwali celebrations. The town also has an annual music festival. For year-round entertainment, why not check out the Royal & Derngate theatre complex?
Whether you’re in town for work or to spend a weekend with family, YourParkingSpace has the perfect Northampton parking space for you. You can find convenient and cheap parking in Northampton town centre close to all these unmissable spots, as well as other important destinations, including:
Parking in Northampton Station
Parking in Northampton Hospital
Parking at Delapré Abbey
Just search your destination by name, type in your dates, and the results will appear on the map.
The M1 motorway runs from North to South across England. Northampton is located just off Junction 15, making it easily accessible by road, whether you’re driving from London or from Leeds.
Northampton has good connections to the rest of the country by train. There are around three trains per hour to London Euston and three trains per hour to Birmingham New Street.
Electric cars can be charged at McDonald’s in Northampton town centre. There are also other charging points in the area surrounding the town.
For a map of all the electric vehicle charging points across the UK, 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 parking charges in any of Northampton Council’s car parks.
You can apply for or renew a Blue Badge on the Northamptonshire County Council website.
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 parking in Northampton today before the sun sets.
Visitors are always searching for parking spaces in Northampton. If you have an empty driveway, underground parking spot or garage to rent in Northampton, 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 much is parking at Northampton Train Station?
There is parking in Northampton station for 800 cars, at a daily rate of £9.50.
You can also book cheap, convenient car parking near Northampton Train Station with YourParkingSpace.
How much is parking at Northampton General Hospital?
Parking in Northampton Hospital can be difficult, as, although the hospital does have its own car park, it gets very crowded between 9am and 4pm. If you plan on using the car park, be sure to leave plenty of time before your appointment as it can take a while to find a space.
- Car parking charges at the hospital are:
- £3.20 for up to three hours
- £5.20 for three to six hours
- £10 for over six hours
Concessionary weekly parking tickets can be bought from the Travel Office near the main reception with a letter of authorisation from the ward. They cost £10 per week.
What time is free parking in Northampton?
Depending on the day and time, it might be possible to find free parking in Northampton. From Monday to Saturday, after 5pm, parking is free at the Melbourne Street and Market Street car parks. Meanwhile, in the town’s multi-storey car parks, the first two hours of parking are free from Monday to Friday. This offer applies at:
- Grosvenor Centre Multi-Story
- St John’s Multi-Story
- St Michael’s Multi-Story
- Mayorhold Shoppers Multi-Story
How much is parking in Northampton city centre?
You can expect to pay around £8 a day for Pay and Display parking in Northampton city centre. Make sure you check the signs, as Northampton parking charges and rules vary depending on the car park.
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Latest Northampton parking reviews
very easy to get to and close to Grosvenor Shopping CentreHelen
Great location opposite the maternity ward at General hospital. lots of space and well lit at night. highly recommend and I will use again.Linda
The parking space suited my needs very well as it was close to my place of work - just a 4 minute walk and was all on the flat. The owner was very helpful when I emailed or spoke to her. The only drawback, if there was one, was that if I went out during the daytime sometimes I had difficulty getting back into the space as other people who were using the food outlets nearby blocked the space. The space is in a car park to which other users have access (Domino's Pizza and a food outlet) and the space is not clearly defined on the ground. If it were not for the fact that I am retiring and am now working from home, I would still be using the space. Overall a very good experience.Ian
Victoria is the wonderful owner of the parking spot. Due to the coronavirus situation, I had to cut my monthly parking short, and she has so generously agreed to prorate the monthly charge instead of charging me the full amount. As a medical student, this saving really goes a long way for me and I will never forget it. Will definitely rebook again with her. Thanks Victoria :)Raymond
Good value parking and very centrally located to the Travelodge we stayed at due to the Park Inn being fully booked unfortunately.Lee