Rent a Telford Parking Space
Known as the ‘Birthplace of Industry’, Telford is a large modern town in the county of Shropshire.
The town was named after Thomas Telford, a civil engineer who engineered many road and rail projects in Shropshire. It is in an area internationally recognised as being important during the Industrial Revolution. On the southern boundaries of Telford is the Ironbridge Gorge. This is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a scenic tourist destination.
With top attractions such as Telford Town Park and Blists Hill Victorian Town museum, there is plenty to do for all the family. However, parking spaces are not always easy to find. With hundreds of visitors each year, parking space in Telford is in demand.
It can be particularly difficult for visitors and commuters to find convenient, reasonably priced parking in Telford. Although there are a number of off-street car parks and on-street parking bays, Telford parking meter charges often tend to be rather pricey.
This is where YourParkingSpace can help you out.
YourParkingSpace has a wide choice of off-street parking spaces available across Telford, including driveways and lock-up garages. You can book a space in some of the most popular areas of the city for prices as low as £2. YourParkingSpace offers a quick and simple online platform for reserving a parking space in advance.
Book a space in advance with YourParkingSpace and spend more time exploring attractions such as the Telford Steam Railway, Ironbridge Gorge, and Telford Town Park.
Let us meet all your Telford parking needs. We can offer options for long-term and short-term parking, with a choice of hourly and weekly bookings. Cheap parking in Telford city centre is easy to access with YourParkingSpace.
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Parking in Central Telford
Parking in Telford city centre can be difficult, as the streets and car parks quickly get busy.
There are currently 29 car parks located throughout Telford borough with around 2800 spaces available in total. There are an additional 6 car parks operated in Telford town centre by Telford Shopping Centre. Thirteen of these car parks are pay and display. These are the car parks located in Telford Town Centre, Telford Town Park and the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge. All the other car parks are free of charge.
Parking restrictions to look out for 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.
Residents’ parking schemes are in place around Telford, particularly in the Ironbridge area. Residents can apply for up to two free permits per household. They can apply by calling Telford and Wrekin Council. A permit will be sent in the post once the application has been completed. This will allow residents to park in Telford parking permit zones.
It is always worth being aware of parking restrictions that are found on bus routes and main roads to keep traffic moving during busy times in the city centre. There may also be restrictions around busy shopping areas and in residential areas around schools, junctions and crossings.
Enjoy your trip without the worry of a Telford parking ticket following you home. YourParkingSpace only offers parking spaces that you are entitled to park in, so there is no need to be concerned about Telford parking fines, restrictions or permits.
Telford Airport Parking
The nearest airport to Telford is Birmingham airport. Parking in the area around this airport is highly sought after. Book in advance with YourParkingSpace to ensure that a convenient space is waiting when you arrive. Options for long stay or short stay bookings are available.
Telford Town Centre has recently undergone a multi-million pound transformation and now offers a wide range of things to see and do for the whole family. For cafes, bars and restaurants, look no further than the vibrant Southwater leisure quarter. This area also has an IMAX cinema, bowling, bingo, a library, an ice rink and a soft play area.
Telford Town Park encompasses 450 acres of award-winning open space and was recently voted the UK’s best urban park. There are plenty of play areas, as well as nature trails, a splash zone, mini-golf, and a high ropes course.
Ironbridge Gorge is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is a must-see attraction in the Telford area. Take a stroll along the river and explore the boutique craft stores and exquisite eateries.
Other popular attractions nearby include Acton Burnell Castle, Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom, and Blists Hill Victorian Town museum.
Find fantastic parking in Telford within a short walking distance of these top attractions with YourParkingSpace.
Telford lies to the north-west of the major city of Birmingham. If you’re travelling from the east, take the M54 from Wolverhampton towards Telford. From the west, take the A5 from Shrewsbury. The A518 heads to Telford from the north, travelling down from Stafford.
There are four Park and Ride sites around Telford.
Telford Central railway station is situated close to the town centre. It is operated by West Midlands Trains and is located on the Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury line.
Telford has a number of electric vehicle charge points available. These are mainly managed by POLAR and Pod Point, among other companies.
To make use of charging points in Telford, electric vehicle drivers are advised to become a member of a public charging network.
A network of all electric vehicle charging points in the UK can be found on the government's Go Ultra Low website.
Having a Blue Badge ensures that you have more options about where to park and for how long. Make sure you always check the signs before parking.
In Telford town centre, the Southwater multi-storey car park offers 25 disabled parking spaces, located within the car park. There are also two passenger lifts that serve all floors of the car park and a dedicated team on hand to help with any enquiries or assistance.
Overnight, weekends & bank holidays
YourParkingSpace is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you can access a parking space whenever you need to. No need to worry if night starts to fall. You can book a parking space on the go with our free app.
Overnight parking is only permitted at the Southwater multi-storey car park in Telford. Evening parking, after 5pm, in some car parks in Telford is free of charge.
Do you have access to an empty parking space in Telford? Have you ever considered earning an easy extra income from your parking space, driveway or lock-up garage? It takes moments to register with YourParkingSpace. Parking in Telford is in high demand, so you can sit back and watch the bookings roll in.
How to apply for a parking permit in Telford?
Residents can apply for up to two free parking permits per household. They can apply by calling Telford and Wrekin Council. A Telford parking permit will be sent in the post once the application has been completed.
How much is parking at Telford train station?
Parking at Telford train station costs £6.50 for a day ticket. However, if you park after 10am, you can get an off-peak day ticket for only £4.
What time is free parking in Telford?
Some car parks in Telford offer free parking after 5pm. Thirteen out of the 29 car parks operated by Telford and Wrekin Council are free of charge at all times.
How much is parking in Telford centre?
Parking charges in Telford town centre range from 50p to £4, depending on which car park you use and how long you need to park for.
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