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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).

Durham City car parks


This page gives you information about car parks in Durham City centre.

Name of car parkOpening hoursTariffCapacityLocation
Providence RowMonday to Sunday 24 hours

Monday to Saturday 8.00am to 6.00pm

30p per half hour

19 vehicles

Providence Row
Durham
​DH1 1LH

03000 263 985

SidegateMonday to Sunday 24 hours

Monday to Sunday 8.00am to 10.00pm
0-2 hours: £1.60
80p per hour thereafter

107 vehicles

Sidegate
Durham
DH1 5SY
03000 263 985

Coach parking

Coach parking is available at Belmont - see Coach parking in Durham City.

Report a problem with one of our car parks

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