Parking charges at car parks across St Albans are set to rise from April 1 this year.

Fifteen car parks will be affected by the changes, with all regular tariffs at car parks in the city centre to increased.

Details of the major changes are below. These prices are for the multi-storey car parks at the Civic Centre, Drovers Way and Russell Avenue, and surface car parks on Adelaide Street, Bowers Way, Bricket Road North, Keyfield Terrace, Gombards, London Road and Townsend Avenue.

Monday to Saturday until 6.30pm

1 hour: £2.10, up from £2.00

2 hours: £3.70, up from £3.50

3 hours: £4.50, up from £4.20

4 hours: £5.90, up from £5.50

6 hours: £8.00, up from £7.50

24 hours: £16.10, up from £15.00

7 days: £48.20, up from £45.00

Monday to Saturday 6.30pm until 10pm

Flat rate: £2.00, up from £1.50

Sundays and bank holidays

Flat rate: £2.50, up from £1.50

Season tickets for multi-storey car parks will retain the same prices, at £1,165 for an annual season ticket and £120 for a monthly season ticket.


For surface level car parks, the price of a season ticket is also unchanged - staying at £1,000 for an annual individual site ticket and £1,140 for an annual multi-site ticket. Annual senior citizen parking permits will continue to cost £40.

Charges are also set to rise at Verulamium, Westminster Lodge, and Clarence Park car parks. At the latter, it will continue to be free to park in the evenings, at weekends, and for up to three hours on weekdays.

In Harpenden, Amenbury Lane car parking charges will increase too, but it will be free for leisure centre users to park for up to two hours.

Finally, parking permits for Albert Street and Liverpool Road will increase, with the level of the increase depending on the carbon emissions of the vehicle. For the first permit per resident, the increase is between £0.80 and £4.60 per annum.

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