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You can find out more about parking services in Bedford Borough here.

Changes to our car park opening hours 

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak there are changes to our car park opening times. 

Queen Street multi-storey car park will remain open 24/7.

All other multi-storey car parks will close until further notice. This includes Lurke Street, River Street and Allhallows.

Alternative parking is available with over 1,000 spaces at surface car parks including Riverside Car Park, St Mary's, St Peter's, Duckmill Lane, Ashburnham Road, Prebend Street and Melbourne Street, and on-street parking will be available as always.

Bedford Borough parking 

We have a range of public car parks for workplace parking or parking while shopping in Bedford Town Centre. You can view an accessible map which shows all our town centre car parks, along with further information about season tickets and permits. Don’t forget, we now offer 2 hours free parking on Saturday and all day Sunday in our council owned town centre car parks

You can find out where in Bedford Borough our controlled parking zones (CPZ) are located and why we have them. Along with information on our various types of parking bays. If a vehicle is causing an obstruction or is abandoned, you can report this to us here

Electric vehicle charging bays are available in all Council car parks, view the map here.

The Blue Badge Scheme is a national parking concession scheme. Holders are able to park close to their destination. This only applies to on street parking but we do allow concessions such as free parking in our car parks. Find more information about the scheme and if you are eligible and how you can apply here.