Christmas Parking in Bedford this December

Published on 08 November 2021

Get Festive with Free parking

  • Up to 2 hours every Saturday in all Council-owned town centre single and multi-storey car parks.
  • All day every Sunday in Council-owned town centre car parks and Harpur Centre
  • Every day after 6pm in all town centre car parks except for River Street
  • Free on street parking after 6pm, Monday – Saturday, except for Castle Lane which is after 11pm
  • First 2 hours parking free Monday to Saturday in Queen Street Car Park*

*You may still need to put a 'pay and display' ticket on your vehicle

Opening Dates & Hours This December

Town Centre Car Parks owned by Bedford Borough Council:

Other Town Centre Car Parks – open 24/7, charges apply:

On Street & Additional Parking

If you need closer access to your favourite stores and hospitality this festive period, the following street parking is also available:

  • Greyfriars Surface car park: 2 hours for £2.00 - pay and display (Maximum of 2 hours)
  • Prebend Street Surface car park: Ideal parking for the hospital.
  • Borough Hall (Cauldwell Street): £1 all day on Saturday & Sundays (£1 coin in barrier)

Click & Collect Parking Bays

Temporary/Click & Collect parking bays allow free parking for up to 15 minutes, for those quick in-and-out collections and errands that always crop up before the Big Day.

Car Park Map

See map.

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