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Durham Peninsula charging zone


The zone is on the Durham City peninsula, near Durham Cathedral and Castle, Durham Market Place, Durham Chorister School, Durham University colleges and a variety of shops and businesses.

The zone helps to reduce traffic congestion and pollution, and improves air quality in the area. It is also encourages out-of-hours use of the area, creating safer and more attractive streets for everyone.

Using the zone

An Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system at the junction of Saddler Street and Claypath, on the Market Square, records any vehicles entering or leaving the zone.

There is a daily charge of £2 for entering the zone between 10.00am and 4.00pm, Monday to Saturday. There is no charge on Sundays or bank holidays.

Paying the charge

at:

Parking Shop
Suite 1
Forster House
Forster Business Centre
Framwellgate Moor
DH1 5HL 

or on:

0191 384 6633

All vehicles that enter or exit the zone during these times must pay the charge unless they qualify for an exemption.

You can either pay in advance or by 6.00pm on the day the road is used. If you don't pay the charge by 6.00pm on the day, the registered keeper of the vehicle may receive a £50 penalty charge notice.

Exemptions

 

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