Location details

  • Postcode: CM1 1LE
  • Location of entrance: Bellmead


  • Number of spaces: 1,012
  • Disabled spaces: 26
  • Electric vehicle (EV) charging spaces: None
  • Motorcycle spaces: 10, located by the furthest-left entry lane. Motorcycles can park for free in this car park.

Payment details

This is a pay on foot car park. This means you must pay when you return to your vehicle and before you leave the car park (this includes paying at the barrier).

Payment type

  • Credit/debit card
  • Contactless


Monday to Saturday (from 6am)

  • Up to 1 hour: £2
  • Up to 2 hours: £3
  • Up to 3 hours: £4.20
  • Up to 4 hours: £5.70
  • Up to 5 hours: £8.50
  • Up to 6 hours: £9.50
  • Up to 7 hours: £11.50
  • Up to 8 hours: £15.50
  • Up to 10pm: £18.50

Evenings (from 5pm)

  • Up to 10pm (6pm on Sunday): £2.20

Sunday (from 6am)

  • Up to 1 hour: £2
  • Up to 2 hours: £3
  • Up to 3 hours: £4.20
  • Up to 6pm: £5.70

Other charges

  • Market traders and service roads: £4 (6am to 10pm, Monday to Saturday)
  • Release fee: £50
  • Lost ticket fee: £18.50

You can also enquire about season tickets for this car park.

Operating times

  • Opening times: 6am to 10pm (Monday to Saturday) and 6am to 6pm (Sunday)
  • Charging period: 6am to 10pm (Monday to Saturday) and 6am to 6pm (Sunday)

Christmas and New Year operating times

  • Sunday 24 December 2023 (Christmas Eve): 6am to 6pm
  • Monday 25 December 2023 (Christmas Day): Closed
  • Tuesday 26 December 2023 (Boxing Day): 7am to 7pm
  • Wednesday 27 December 2023: 6am to 10pm
  • Thursday 28 December 2023: 6am to 10pm
  • Friday 29 December 2023: 6am to 10pm
  • Saturday 30 December 2023: 6am to 10pm
  • Sunday 31 December 2023 (New Year's Eve): 6am to 6pm
  • Monday 1 January 2024 (New Year's Day): 7am to 7pm
  • Tuesday 2 January 2024: 6am to 10pm

Overnight parking

You can park in this car park overnight, but it is locked after 10pm from Monday to Saturday and after 6pm on Sunday.

The overnight tariff is £2.20. You can buy it from 5pm and it will last up to 10pm (6pm on Sunday).

If you are locked in one of our car parks after it closes, you can call 01245 606299. However, depending on staffing levels, you may not get your vehicle released immediately.

If you are able to get your vehicle released immediately, you will need to pay a £50 release fee.

Other details

  • Staffed: Yes
  • ANPR: No
  • CCTV: Yes
  • Height restriction: 2 metres
  • Season ticket available: Yes
  • Length of stay: Short stay
  • Type: Multi-storey

You can't reserve a space in this car park.

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