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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).

From  Tuesday 14 December 2021, The Parking Shop will not be open to the public.

Please call 0191 384 6633 from 8.00am to 6.00pm for all payment and permit enquiries.

What happens if you don't pay a parking fine


If you don't pay your parking fine (Penalty Charge Notice), we can go through a series of processes to get the money from you.

If you have received a parking fine and want to pay it, please see our Pay a parking fine page. If you want to challenge it, see Challenge a parking fine.

If you have not paid or challenged the fine: or have received a Notice to Owner through the post: