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Our online benefit claim and calculator will not be available between 7.00pm on Friday 21 January and 9.00pm on Saturday 22 January due to maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Health Secretary has set out the next steps in the fight against Coronavirus. See the press conference at Youtube: Coronavirus press conference (19 January 2022).

Free parking after 2.00pm in our on-street and off-street car parks across the county - no ticket needed. This excludes car parks at Hardwick Park, Wharton Park and Riverside Park (South Ropery Lane, North Ropery Lane and the Donald Owen Clark car parks).

Motorcycle and moped parking

In some areas of the county, motorcycle parking bays can be found, providing designated space for parking.

Motorcycles are subject to the same rules as other vehicles - if you park where you should not, you will receive a parking fine. Motorcycles and mopeds must not park in bicycle stands.

Durham City

There are motorcycle spaces in:

  • Framwellgate Waterside
  • the bottom of Claypath opposite Millennium Place
  • Cross View Terrace, Neville's Cross

Pay and display

Motorcycles can also park in our pay and display bays without time limit and without charge, When parking on-street please try to take up the minimum amount of room by parking at 90 degrees to the kerb.


Hardwick Park has dedicated bays, but Wharton Park does not.


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