Parking in Paddington
Parking in Paddington London is highly desirable as there are heaps to do and see that will leave you searching for parking in Paddington area. Paddington has lots going on, from the beautiful canal by Little Venice, to the buzzing bars and snack stalls at Pergola Paddington. There are also plenty of restaurants to choose from in Paddington basin, which is only a stone’s throw away from Oxford Street or the delights of pretty Notting Hill.
Parking restrictions in Paddington vary, with most areas restricted for residents parking permits only from Monday – Friday 8.30am – 6.30pm. Some locations in Paddington, however, have restrictions on the weekend too, so make sure to check local signs. You can expect to pay £2.90 per hour when parking close to Paddington using on-street parking. And although there are a variety of short, medium and long-term spaces across Paddington, these often get snapped up on busy days.
…this is where YourParkingSpace can steer you in the right direction!
YourParkingSpace offers a wealth of off-street parking opportunities, across Paddington, including private driveways and car parks.
Download our free app so you can browse for spaces on the go! You can book a space in advance in some of the busiest parking areas, so you can make sure to get ahead of the crowds. Both long term and short term parking is available 24h a day, as well as hourly and weekly bookings.
It can be challenging to find a space to park in Paddington, especially if you’re pushed for time. This is because all of the area lies within a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ), meaning that restrictions are in place almost all of the time.
Parking restrictions to keep an eye out for include:
- Pay and Display bays where you can stay for 1,2 or 4 hours
- Double yellow lines, where you can't park
- Single yellow lines, where you can only park at some times unless you are a blue badge holder. Be sure to check the signs when parking.
- Where there are chevrons on the kerb this means that no loading/unloading activity is allowed to take place.
You can only use a resident permit to park in permit bays and shared permit and pay & display bays within your parking zone. Even with a resident permit you cannot park in pay & display bays (within their hours of operation), loading bays, disabled bays, doctor bays, on single or double yellow lines or in suspended parking bays.
Be sure to check local Paddington parking restrictions, so you don’t get a surprise fine though the letterbox! On the YourParkingSpace map, we make sure that we only offer parking spaces with no restrictions so you need no permit and can feel assured you won’t get any fines.
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Paddington has a great mix of traditional as well as modern architecture, making strolling through the streets of Paddington a great way to while away the afternoon. Make sure not to miss Hyde Park, Paddington Basin and Oxford Streets shopping, where are all close to Paddington Station.
Heading further afield, take in the bustling Edgeware Road where you can sample excellent middle eastern cuisine, or head to Regent’s Park to admire the landscaped gardens. Spend some time going for a walk down the Regent’s Canal, or pop into London Zoo for feeding time!
Find great value spaces close to these London hotspots! Simply enter the location into our search page to find short stay or long stay as well as overnight parking solutions.
In the City of Westmister, there are over 200 on-street 3kw or 7kw recharging points, and there are dedicated charging bays where you can charge for up to 4 hours from 8.30am to 6.30pm every day, as well as points fitted into lamp posts alongside resident parking bays.
You also don’t have to pay congestion charges with an electric vehicle and can often park in on-street parking spaces for longer! Check local signs.
Most of the on-street charging points are provided by Source London.
You may already be familiar with how Disabled parking holders can park for free in designated places, and often for longer! In Paddington, restrictions vary depending on whether you are a White or Blue Badge holder.
In Paddington, with either badge, you are entitled to park for four hours maximum for free during controlled parking hours in a Blue Badge bay.
With either badge on a single yellow line, there is no parking allowed during controlled hours and on a double yellow line, you may not park at any time.
In a paid for bay, you are entitled to one extra hour free after initial payment during controlled hours (maximum stay regulations apply) if you are a Blue Badge Holder. If you are a White Badge Holder, you are free to park with no time limit.
You can also park in a resident bay for free and with no time limit if you hold a White Badge, however, if you hold a Blue Badge you may not park during controlled hours.
Some disabled parking bays are reserved for specific Blue Badge holders and are not available for other Blue Badge holders. These bays are clearly signed and marked.
Overnight, weekends & bank holidays
Don’t break a sweat! Rest assured that there are many overnight and off-street car parks in Paddington which run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Enter your dates and times into our search results page and find a space in time for a relaxed evening out.
In Paddington for the majority of locations, on-street ‘pay and display’ charges for car parking in Paddington do not apply on Sundays and bank holidays. Parking restrictions are in place Monday – Saturday 8:30 am – 6:30 pm; be sure to check local signs for parking restrictions and parking suspensions.
Staying at Mercure Paddington, or in the area for business? YourParkingSpace has plenty of availability in the area, including Mercure Paddington parking and parking in Paddington green, as well as overnight parking in Paddington. If you’re in the area for shopping you can also check out options for Oxford Street Paddington parking, to avoid the high charges of pay and display in the area. There is are also plenty of spaces listed for St Mary’s hospital Paddington parking, so make sure to book a space in advance when checking in for an appointment or visiting the hospital.
Simply enter your timings into the search bar and you’ll see different options for secure off-street parking at Paddington for a time frame that suits you.
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Can you park in Paddington on Sunday?
Parking restrictions are in place in Paddington in most areas from Monday – Saturday 8:30 am – 6:30 pm, meaning that you can find free parking in Paddington area on a Sunday. This does also mean that spaces get filled up quickly on a Sunday. You can search, book and park with online or with the YourParkingSpace app to ensure that your Sunday out is stress-free and there’s a space waiting for you in Paddington when you’re ready to rock up.
Where can you park around Paddington Station?
In Paddington and around Paddington station most parking restrictions are in place Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 6:30 pm, meaning it can be difficult to find a space at the time and location you desire, especially when you are rushed to pick up or drop off at the station. There are plenty of parking solutions available around Paddington Station. One recommended place to park would be parking on Westbourne Terrace, W2, where there are parking spaces available for long and short-term bookings. The spaces are located outside the congestion zone. Perfect parking for anyone visiting Hyde Park or Paddington. Great access to drive in and out of central London. 24/7 access and monitored by CCTV. Multiple entry and exit during your stay. You can find similar spaces by heading to the YourParkingSpace Paddington parking map online.
Is there disabled parking at Paddington?
Paddington has over 20 allocated disabled parking bays close to Paddington basin, with many more around the local area. In Paddington, with either badge, you are entitled to park for four hours maximum for free during controlled parking hours in a Blue Badge bay.
Depending on whether you hold a White Badge or a Blue Badge you also have many other parking entitlements. In a paid for bay you are entitled to one extra hour free after initial payment during controlled hours (maximum stay regulations apply) if you are a Blue Badge Holder. If you are a White Badge Holder, you are free to park with no time limit. You can also park in a resident bay for free and with no time limit if you hold a White Badge, however, if you hold a Blue Badge you may not park during controlled hours.
Is there parking after 6.30pm in Paddington?
In Paddington, parking restrictions are in place Monday – Saturday, 8:30 am – 6:30 pm. There is free parking in Paddington after 6.30pm on Saturdays and Weekdays, as well as free parking if you are parking in Paddington on Sundays. Head to our search results page for cheap and convenient parking solutions for long, medium and short term stays.
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Latest Paddington parking reviews
Great location just outside the congestion zone but easy access of Baker/oxford street good security well lit and reasonably priced.Dave
Easy to find, easy to park, easy to get ticket validated at reception. Car park shows the age of the building, but for the price, I don't mind.Jozef
Sat nav took us directly to Torquay Rd without any hitches. Whilst Torquay Rd is very small, there were 2 or 3 possible parking locations in a small area and it wasn't entirely obvious which the correct one was. On careful inspection, there was only one with a key pad; this worked with the code provided. Paddington Station was approx a 15 minute flat walk. Worth considering if you're carrying heavy cases. I would definitely use this location again.Nigel
Great location and easy to use.Kate
Extremely good value for money in prime location.Highly recommendedGabriel