Rent a Stockport Parking Space
Stockport is a borough in South East of Manchester city, which comprises of Cheadle, Cheadle Hulme, Marple, Bredbury, Reddish, Woodley and Romiley. Stockport town is a historic market town with plenty on offer in the town itself and in the surrounding areas. The borough is home to over 360 listed buildings. Thanks to the borough’s rich history in hat making, the borough also houses the UK's only museum dedicated to hatting, called the Hat Works.
If it’s history you’re after, head to the Staircase House or Stockport’s Air Raid Shelters and Bramall Hall. For the great outdoors check out 32-acre Etherown Country Park, Abney Hall Park and Reddish Vale Country Park. And for shopping and dining look no further than The Peel Hall Centre or Cheadle Makers Market.
Book in advance with YourParkingSpace to ensure a hassle-free parking experience, and you can save time and money. It’s even easier to secure on-demand parking with our free app. YourParkingSpace offers an affordable parking service with many different locations, including parking in Stockport town centre, and parking in Stockport merseyway.
Spaces are readily available across Stockport, close to the best attractions. Both long term and short-term parking is available with our hourly and weekly booking options. YourParkingSpace is available 24 hours of the day and offers hassle-free solutions to parking problems at any time of day or night.
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Stockport Parking Statistics
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Parking in Central Stockport
Parking in Stockport centre can be difficult, due to the Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ). The main CPZ in the town centre operates a pay and display zone from Monday – Saturday 6am – 6pm. Parking on-street in the town centre CPZ is very limited. It's usually easier to find a space in a car park or to pre-book a space via the YourParkingSpace website or App. Many CPZs around Stockport outside of the centre only have resident parking controls with no paid parking at all.
Parking restrictions to look out for are:
- Pay and Display bays where you can stay for 1,2 or 4 hours. You can park for up to 12 hours in a few location on-street in the centre of Stockport.
- Single yellow lines, where you can only park at some times. Be sure to check the signs when parking on these
- Kerb flashes showing loading restrictions
- Double yellow lines where you cannot park. All double yellow lines are enforceable 24 hours a day.
On the YourParkingSpace map, we make sure that we only offer parking spaces that you are entitled to park in! This way you’ll encounter no restrictions, no permits, and most importantly no unexpected fines!
Stockport has lots on offer, with a vibrant history and wealth of nature on its doorstep. Don’t miss out on exploring Stockport Museum, and Bramall Hall and gardens, with terraces and small lakes on its grounds. A day trip to Manchester is well within reach, city highlights in Manchester include the arenas: Old Trafford and The Etihad, as well as Chester Zoo, and the shopping near Stockport Piccadilly. Beyond the city, day trips can be taken to rolling fells of The Peak District and Lake District, to Liverpool City or to Yorkshire.
Find great and convenient parking spaces in short walking distances to these unmissable attractions on our search results page.
Stockport is located on the South Eastern outskirts of Manchester, off the M6. Stockport and is only a short drive from the Peak District National Park, which you can reach via the A623.
Northern Railway operates from Stockport Train Station. Stockport Train Station is on the West Coast Main Line and connects with London Euston via Manchester Piccadilly. There are regular trains to Manchester Piccadilly, Stoke-on-Trent and London Euston.
There are charging ports for electric vehicles across the centre of Stockport at a number of locations. Electric Vehicles don't need to pay a parking charge when located in the charging point bays. However, take care as they must be connected to the charging post and actively charging.
Charge points are located at:
- Edward Street, Town Centre (opposite Fred Perry House)
- St. Petersgate, Town Centre
- Churchgate Car Park, Town Centre
- Heaton Lane Car Park, Town Centre
- Meadway West Car Park, Bramhall
A network of all electric vehicle charging points in the UK can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
As you may already know, that Blue Badge allows you to park in more places, for longer, and often free of charge!
Many off-street car parks in Stockport will offer disabled spaces, but these may be limited and all car parks are different, so check the signs before parking.
With a valid Blue Badge, you can park on:
- Any on-street pay and display space, no maximum stay and free of charge. This also applies to resident parking permit restricted areas
- Any on-street space labelled with the Blue Badge sign. Check signs as some spaces may be limited to 3 hours.
- Double and single yellow lines for up to three hours, unless there is a ban on loading or unloading. Again, check local signs for any additional local restrictions.
- Any on-street limited waiting bay, all day
Overnight, Weekends & Bank Holidays
Don’t panic, many overnight off-street car parks in Stockport run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Enter your dates and times into our search results page and find a space fast, before it gets dark to find cheap parking in Stockport.
Do you have access to an empty parking space in Stockport? It takes only moments to register with YourParkingSpace and you could be earning an easy extra income in no time. Register your driveway, parking space or lock-up garage with us. It’s free to list and takes just two minutes. Sit back, relax and watch the bookings roll in.
How much is parking at Stockport train station?
Parking at Stockport Train Station is managed by NCP parking. There is a total of 1000 spaces, with 50 disabled parking spaces. Parking is open 24hours every day of the week. Parking for 1h costs £1.50, parking for up to 2h costs £3, up to 4h costs £6, 4 – 24h costs £17 and everyday thereafter also costs £17. You can also buy a season ticket to save money on parking if you use the car park regularly.
How much is parking in Stockport?
On-street parking charges vary depending on your location in Stockport. Parking is provided in pay and display bays which operate in most areas in the centre of Stockport from Monday – Saturday 6am – 6pm. There is free parking in Stockport on public holidays both for on and off street car parking in Stockport. Off Street parking charges in the town centre are in place Monday – Sunday 6am – 6pm and cost £0.90 for 1h, £1.80 for 2h and £3.60 for 4h. On street parking varies depending on the zone. In the central areas parking costs £1.80 for 1h time restricted parking. Parking costs £2.70 for up to 3 hours of parking where pay and display permits. Parking for disabled persons is free for up to 3 hours in Redrock / Merseyway Car Park and all car parks managed by Stockport Council (subject to normal conditions).
How to apply for a parking permit in Stockport?
If you are hoping to apply for a residents parking permit in Stockport you will need to supply proof of vehicle ownership and residency with your application. Residents who are Blue Badge holders are eligible to apply for a single residents permit, for their own (registered) vehicle, free of charge. Stockport resident permits cost £31, and visitor permits cost £32.37.
How much is parking in Stockport Town centre?
On the YourParkingSpace map, the average price of a parking space in Stockport is £4.87 per day. In Stockport, the on-street parking charges vary depending on your pay and display bays which operate in most areas in the centre of Stockport from Monday – Saturday 6am – 6pm. On street parking varies depending on the zone. In the central areas parking costs £1.80 for 1h time restricted parking. Parking costs £2.70 for up to 3 hours of parking where pay and display permits. Off Street parking charges in the town centre are in place Monday – Sunday 6am – 6pm and cost £0.90 for 1h, £1.80 for 2h and £3.60 for 4h. There is free parking in Stockport on public holidays both for on and off street car parking in Stockport. Pre-booking a parking space can save you time and money when parking in Stockport town centre, given much of the parking in the centre is restricted to residents parking zones and there is little on-street pay and display parking available. Make sure to turn up on time to your destination by downloading the YourParkingSpace app where you can search, book and park on the go!
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Latest Stockport parking reviews
Although car park was busy we found a space straight away. Only a stones throw from the o2 Ritz which was brilliant. Was even allowed to use the toilet at the Premier Inn with lovely helpful staff. Will definitely use this car park again and would be lost without Yourparkingspace. Top rate.Simon
Right in the centre of Manchester, cheap and easy to findJake
No problem finding a space to park and pleasant walk to the Studio .Paul
Excellent spot. Very easy to find. Completely hassle free. Highly recommended.Lee
Easy and good location and priceRachael
Great and secure parking in the heart of Manchester. Sometimes difficult to find a free space even when pre booked.Richard
There wasn’t a space when I first got there, but luckily got a space.Heather
Easy and secure!Rachael
Not easy to find the space as its about 50 Metres from where the Satnav tells you, if you are coming from the city centre don't turn right when it tells you. just keep straight on until you see a gated complex on your right a bit further down. Once in it was no hassle at all.Matt
Really simple and effective process. Will definitely use again.Daniel