Rent an Oldham Parking Space
Located to the northeast of Manchester, Oldham offers stunning countryside and a vibrant town centre.
Highlights include the Old Town Hall and Parliament Square, Dove Stone Reservoir, and the Oldham Coliseum Theatre. Oldham has something to interest everyone. However, with more and more visitors discovering the delights of Oldham each year, parking spaces in the area are becoming increasingly difficult to find.
Oldham offers various options for parking, including free parking on the weekend in council-owned car parks in the town centre. During the week, the car parks and on-street car parking is on a pay and display basis. Oldham parking prices vary depending on where you park. However, you can park in these car parks for up to three hours for free on Saturday and Sunday. This does mean that the car parks get very busy and it can be difficult to find a convenient space.
This is where YourParkingSpace can help you out.
Offering a quick and simple online platform for reserving a parking space in advance, YourParkingSpace gives you the choice of a range of off-street parking spaces across Oldham. These include driveways and lock-up garages. Prices start from as low as £2.
Make sure that you can spend your time exploring Oldham, rather than seeking out a parking space. Book in advance with YourParkingSpace and cruise straight into a spot with no hassle.
YourParkingSpace can meet all of your Oldham parking needs. Options are available for booking long-term or short-term parking, including hourly and weekly bookings. Cheap parking in Oldham is easy to secure with YourParkingSpace.
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Parking in Oldham
Parking in Oldham town centre can get busy, as many visitors are attracted to the bustling shopping area. While the free parking option on a weekend is a benefit to some, it also means that there is much more competition for the best parking spaces.
Parking restrictions are in place in some of the streets around Oldham. Residential parking schemes have been introduced where there have been issues with a high number of visitors parking for long periods throughout the week. In order to apply for a permit for a residential parking scheme, residents need to contact Oldham Council.
Other parking restrictions to be aware of include:
- Double yellow lines, where you can't park.
- Single yellow lines, where you can only park at certain times. Be sure to check the signs when parking on these.
Bear in mind that additional parking restrictions may be found on bus routes and on main roads. This is intended to keep traffic moving during busy times in the town centre. There may also be restrictions in place around busy shopping areas and in residential areas around schools, junctions and crossings.
Avoid any worry about an Oldham parking fine landing on your doormat. Book with YourParkingSpace and you can be sure that you have booked a space you are entitled to park in. No need to worry about any restrictions, permits, or Oldham parking tickets. Enjoy a stress-free trip to Oldham.
Oldham Airport Parking
The nearest airport to Oldham is Manchester airport. Parking in the area around Manchester airport is highly sought after. Ensure that you have access to a cheap, safe and convenient parking space by booking in advance with YourParkingSpace. Bookings can be made for long stay or short stay parking.
If you’re visiting Oldham, make sure you don’t miss the Old Town Hall and Parliament Square. A spectacular transformation of Oldham’s Old Town Hall has created a seven-screen, 789 seat cinema. The new public square is a popular venue for hosting public events. The development also offers family-friendly restaurants, such as Nando’s, GBK, and Molino Lounge, with views overlooking Parliament Square.
Dove Stone Reservoir is situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park. A beautiful spot, with an easy access path available, making it a simple and fun place to visit for the whole family. The reservoir has its own sailing club, an extensive network of footpaths, and a permanent orienteering course to challenge the more energetic visitor.
Other popular attractions include the Oldham Coliseum Theatre, which produces eight shows a year, and Saddleworth Museum, which is a small community museum with something to appeal to all ages.
Find fantastic parking in Oldham within a short walking distance of these top attractions with YourParkingSpace.
Oldham is situated to the North East of Manchester. From the north and south, the A627 passes by Oldham. The A62 heads towards Oldham from the west.
Oldham Mumps Metrolink Park and Ride offers an easy way to get into the town centre. Parking is free, so the only cost is the tram fare.
Oldham is part of the Greater Manchester Electric Vehicle scheme; a new electric vehicle charging point network and pay as you go programme.
There are five electric vehicle charging bays in Oldham town centre. These are located at Civic Centre car park, Hobson Street lower ground floor car park, Rock Street, Waterloo Street car park, and George Street.
There are also several charging bays outside of the town centre. These are located at Croft Street car park, St John Street car park, Kershaw Street East car park, Chadderton Town Hall, and the Metrolink Park and Ride locations at Derker and Hollinwood.
A network of all electric vehicle charging points in the UK can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
Disabled parking in Oldham
Having a Blue Badge helps those who need them to have more options about where to park and for how long. It is important to always check the signs before parking.
With a Blue Badge you can park for free for as long as required at on-street parking meters and pay and display machines. Be sure to check for traffic signs specifying a time limit for Blue Badge holders in some areas.
You may also park on single and double yellow lines for up to three hours with a Blue Badge. An exception to this is if there is a ban on loading or unloading in an area, so check signs before parking.
Overnight, Weekends & Bank Holidays
When it’s starting to get dark and you don’t know where to park, stress can start to creep up on you. YourParkingSpace can save you from this. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, you can use YourParkingSpace to find a space fast before the daylight fades.
Parking in Oldham on Sunday and Saturday is free in council-owned town centre car parks for up to three hours. You can park overnight in some car parks. The Town Square Shopping Centre car park is free after 6pm. Be sure not to park in the Metrolink park and ride car parks outside of tram service hours or overnight, as you could receive a fine.
Do you have access to an empty parking space in Oldham? Have you considered earning an easy extra income from your vacant driveway, parking space or lock-up garage? List your space for free in moments to watch the bookings start to roll in. Parking in Oldham is in high demand and you could score a simple second income in no time.
How to apply for a parking permit in Oldham?
If you live in an area controlled by a Resident Parking Scheme and have a vehicle, you may apply for a resident permit. Resident permits are only issued to those who are residing at an address within the Resident Parking Scheme area. Residents can apply by contacting Oldham Council.
How much is parking at Oldham train station?
You can park at Oldham Mumps Metrolink station for free, as it is a park and ride service. The only charge is the tram fare.
What time is free parking in Oldham?
Free car parking in Oldham town centre is available on Saturday and Sunday for up to three hours in council-owned car parks. You can also park for free for up to 30 minutes in on-street parking bays, 7 days a week when you take a ticket from the pay and display machine.
How much is parking in Oldham centre?
Parking charges in Oldham centre vary depending on where you park. Oldham parking charges for a 2 hour stay range from £1.30 to £7. Book with YourParkingSpace to secure an affordable and convenient space in advance.
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