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To report a weather emergency, or if you are vulnerable and need help, call 03000 26 0000.

See our Disruptions, closures and warnings page for current road, school and library closures.

Small Business Saturday 4 December, free parking after 10.00am with the exclusions detailed below.

Free parking after 2.00pm in Durham County Council on street and off street car parks across the county from 1 April 2021 - no ticket needed.

Offer excludes car parks at Hardwick Park in Sedgefield, Wharton Park Durham, or Riverside Park in Chester-le-Street (consisting of South Ropery Lane, North Ropery Lane and the Donald Owen Clark car parks).

Bishop Auckland car parks


Information about car parks in the Bishop Auckland area.

Long stay

Car park nameOpening hoursTariffCapacityLocation
Kingsway (Castle Chare)Monday to Sunday 24 hours.Monday to Saturday 8.00am - 6.00pm
0-24 hours: £2.10
Up to 1 week: £7.50
23 vehiclesKingsway
Bishop Auckland
DL14 7JF
South TerraceMonday to Sunday 24 hours.Monday to Saturday 8.00am - 6.00pm
Up to 2 hours: 60p
Up to 3 hours: £1.60
All day: £2.10
Weekly permit: £7.50
21 vehiclesSouth Terrace
Bishop Auckland
DL14 7LD
Tenters StreetMonday to Sunday 24 hours.Monday to Saturday 8.00am - 6.00pm
0-24 hours: £2.10
Up to 1 week: £7.50
35 vehiclesTenters Street
Bishop Auckland
DL14 7AD

Short stay

Car park nameOpening hoursTariffCapacityLocation
Kingsway/South Church RoadMonday to Sunday 24 hours.Monday to Saturday 8.00am - 6.00pm
0-2 hours: 60p
2-3 hours: £1.60
35 vehiclesKingsway (Near South Church Road)
Bishop Auckland
DL14 7JN
Victoria AvenueMonday to Sunday 24 hours.Monday to Saturday 8.00am - 6.00pm
0-2 hours: 60p
2-3 hours: £1.60
20 vehiclesVictoria Avenue
Bishop Auckland
DL14 7JH

Report a problem with a car park

Report a problem with a council car park online - this is for council-run car parks only (not privately owned car parks). If a car park is privately owned, contact them directly. Contact details should be displayed in the car park.

Contact us
Parking Services
03000 263 985
Our address is:
  • PO Box 568
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 9GP