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City centre parking and information

We have many places to park in and around Leeds city centre so you can park in a convenient location for your visit. Listed below are the main city centre car parks owned and operated by Leeds City Council. Further details about these car parks, including prices and how to pay by mobile phone, can be found at the bottom of the page.

For a full list of all council controlled car parks in Leeds please refer to our directory (PDF 40KB). You can also view our city centre parking map (PDF 186KB).

Car ParkPost CodeSpacesDirectionsDisabled Parking
Castle StreetLS1 4PH275
Hunslet LaneLS10 1ES35
International PoolLS1 4PH140 
Meadow LaneLS10 1ES48
Quarry HillLS2 1UR368
West StreetLS1 4PD238
Woodhouse LaneLS2 3AX1250

On-street parking charges

The following charges apply to 2,400 council controlled on-street parking spaces.

Daytime: Charges vary depending on the area/street - for a full list of charges please see our par​king charges document​ (PDF 70KB).

Evenings: From 6pm, a flat rate of £2 is payable, 7 days a week.

Sundays: From 10am to 6pm, parking under 4hrs is £1. Anything over 4hrs costs £4. After 6pm a flat rate of £2 is payable. (e.g. If you want to park all day Sunday and into the evening then you need to pay £6. If you want to park from 5pm Sunday and into the evening then you would just pay £3.)

Bank holidays: Free

Parking permits for low emission vehicles

If you are a Leeds resident you and have a low emission vehicle you can get a free parking permit. Please see the related pages section for more information.​

Find out the location of pay and display parking bays in Leeds 

You can use TraffWeb to find out the location of on street pay and display parking bays in Leeds. 

Parkmobile: Cashless parking using your mobile phone 

You can now pay for parking in many council run car parks using our cashless parking facility Parkmobile​. Registering with Parkmobile will allow you to pay for parking with a credit or debit card via their app, by phone or online.

Motorcycle parking

Use TraffWeb to find out where you can park your motorcycle.


Blue Badge holders

The majority of car parks all have disabled parking bays available. Blue Badge holders will also be able to park free of charge in on-street​ parking spaces, as long as badges are used and displayed appropriately.

For further details regarding the Blue Badge scheme please see our Blue Badge information page.


Coach parking

There is dedicated coach parking available in the city centre on Wade Lane/Lovell Park Road for approximately 12 coaches. These spaces are often used by crew coaches during large arena events. Charges are made for parking during the hours of operation between 8.30am to midnight 7 days a week. Payment can only be made via Parkmobile, and rates are £10 for 5hrs, or £15 all day. The parking bays are located close to the Leeds Arena.

Leeds City Bus Station also offers coach parking, but pre-booking is essential. To reserve a space or for more information please call 0113 234 6368.

We also provide coach drop off and pick up points which are located around the city, in the following locations:

  • Great George Street (LS1 3BB) : 1 space
  • Kirkgate (LS2 7JL) : 2 spaces
  • Sovereign Street (LS1 4BA) : 3 spaces
  • Edward Street (LS2 7NT) : 1 space
  • Lower Briggate (LS1 6ER) : 2 spaces

You can also view the location of both on street coach parking and time limited waiting for coaches on TraffWeb.


City centre loading bays

Use TraffWeb to find out the location of loading bays in Leeds.


Parkopedia: Find other car parks in Leeds city centre

If you're looking for alternative parking, Parkopedia​ can help.​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Avoiding delays and congestion

To avoid delays and congestion when travelling in and around Leeds, please use the BBC website for live traffic updates.


Contact Parking Services

If the information on this page doesn't answer your query please contact Parking Services using the details on this page. These can be found in the Contact us section.

Click to expandElland Road Park and Ride

Located by Leeds United Football stadium, the Elland Road Park and Ride is on the A643, just off junction 2 of the M621 motorway.

For more information please visit Metro's website 

Click to expandCastle Street Short Stay Car Park

This is an open air car park located just off Wellington Street.

Opening Hours

Mon - Fri: 9.30am - 10pm

Sat & Sun: The car park is open throughout the weekend 8.00am Saturday until 10pm Sunday

Pay and Display - Yes

Height Restriction - No

Weight restriction - 3 tonnes

 

Weekdays:

£2.60 - up to 1 hr
£4.90 - up to 2 hrs
£6.00 - up to 4 hrs
£7.00 - up to 5 hrs

After 6pm - £2

Saturdays:

£1.00 - up to 1 hr
£2.00 - up to 2 hrs
£3.00 - up to 3 hrs
£4.00 - up to 4 hrs
£5.00 - up to 5 hrs

After 6pm - £2

 

Sundays:

£1.00 - up to 4 hrs
£4.00 - over 4 hrs

After 6pm - £2


Bank holidays - free

 

Mon - Fri charging periods: 9.30am - 6pm, evening charge 6pm - 10pm

Saturday charging periods: 8am - 6pm, evening charge 6pm - 10pm

Sunday charging periods: 10am - 6pm, evening charge 6pm - 10pm

Click to expandHunslet Lane

​This is an open air car park located just south of the River Aire next to Asda House and only a short walk from Lower Briggate and Leeds' main shopping area. Parking via Parkmobile is available at this car park.

Opening Hours - 24hrs

Pay and Display - Yes

Height Restriction - No

Weekdays and Saturdays:

£1.00 - 30 mins
£1.60 - 1 hr
£2.60 - 90 mins
£3.50 - 2 hrs
£5.00 - 5 hrs
£7.50 - up to 8 hrs

£7.80 - over 8 hrs

After 6pm - £2 evening charge


Sundays:

£1.00 - up to 4 hrs
£4.00 - over 4 hrs


After 6pm - £2 evening charge

 

Charges apply everyday including Bank Holidays

Mon - Sat charging periods: 8am - 6pm, evening charge 6pm - 10pm

Sunday charging periods: 10am - 6pm, evening charge 6pm - 10pm ​​

Click to expandInternational Pool

​Located on Lisbon Street close to the city centre. Parking via Parkmobile is available at this car park.

Opening Hours - 24hrs

Pay and Display - Yes

Height Restriction - No

Weekdays and Saturdays:

£1.70 - 1 hr
£3.30 - 2 hrs
£4.30 - up to 5 hrs
£7.60 - over 5 hrs

After 6pm - £2 evening charge

Sundays:

£1.00 - up to 4 hrs
£4.00 - over 4 hrs

After 6pm - £2 evening charge

Mon - Sat charging periods: 8am - 6pm, evening charge 6pm - 10pm 

Sunday charging periods: 10am - 6pm, evening charge 6pm - 10pm ​​

Click to expandMeadow Lane

​This is an open air car park located near Lower Briggate and Asda House, just 10 minutes from the city centre. Parking via Parkmobile is available at this car park.

Opening Hours - 24hrs

Pay and Display - Yes

Height Restriction - No

Weekdays and Saturdays:

£1 - 30 mins
£1.60 - 1 hr
£2.60 - 90 mins
£3.50 - 2 hrs
£5.00 - 5 hrs
£7.50 - up to 8 hrs
£7.80 - over 8 hrs

After 6pm - £2 evening charge


Sundays:

£1.00 - up to 4 hrs
£4.00 - over 4 hrs

After 6pm - £2 evening charge

Charges apply everyday including Bank Holidays

Mon - Sat charging periods: 8am - 6pm, evening charge 6pm - 10pm

Sunday charging periods: 10am - 6pm, evening charge 6pm - 10pm

Click to expandQuarry Hill

​This is located next to the West Yorkshire Playhouse and 5 minutes walk from Kirkgate Market. Parking via Parkmobile is available at this car park.

Opening Hours - 24hrs

Pay and Display - Yes

Height Restriction - 2m

Weekdays, Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays:

£2.00 - up to 1 hr
£4.00 - up to 2 hrs
£6.00 - up to 5 hrs
£8.00 - up to 8 hrs
£8.50 - over 8 hrs

After 6pm - £2 evening charge


Charges apply everyday including Bank Holidays

Mon - Sat charging periods: 8am - 6pm, evening charge 6pm - 10pm

Sunday charging periods: 8am - 6pm, evening charge 6pm - 10pm​

Click to expandWest Street

​This is an open air cark park a short walk from Wellington Street. Parking via Parkmobile is available at this car park.

Opening Hours - 24hrs

Pay and Display - Yes

Height Restriction - No

Weekdays:

£1.00 - 30 mins
£1.50 - 1 hr
£2.30 - 90 mins
£3.00 - 2 hrs
£4.00 - 5 hrs
£7.20 - over 5 hrs

After 6pm - £2 evening charge

 

Saturdays:

£1.00 - 30 mins
£1.60 - 1 hr
£3.70 - 5 hrs
£6.00 - over 5 hrs

After 6pm - £2 evening charge


Sundays:

£1.00 - up to 4 hrs
£4 - over 4 hrs

After 6pm - £2 evening charge


Mon - Sat charging periods:
8am – 6pm, evening charge 6pm – 10pm

Sunday charging periods: 10am – 6pm, evening charge 6pm – 10pm ​​

Click to expandWoodhouse Lane multi-storey car park

Opening Hours: 24 Hours

Pay and Display: Yes

Height Restriction: 2m

Please note that charges will be changing from 6 June.

Prices:

  • Up to 2 hours: £2
  • Up to 3 hours: £3
  • Up to 4 hours: £4 (£5 from 6 June)
  • Up to 6 hours: £5 (£6 from 6 June)
  • Up to 12 hours: £6 (£6.50 from 6 June)
  • Up to 14 hours: £7
  • Up to 24 hours: £11
  • Weekend ticket: £12.20* (00:01 Friday to 09:00 Monday)
  • Up to 7 days: £44
  • ARENA event: £6


Blue badge parking: FREE

Weekend Tickets

These need to be purchased in advance via RingGo. See the Woodhouse Lane Car Park page for more information.

Parking Permits

Peak parking permit: £330 Quarter, £660 Biannual, £1,320 Annual

Off peak parking permit (valid Mon - Thurs 4pm to 10am Mon to Thurs, Fri - Sun 4pm to 10am. All bank holildays included): £150 Quarter, £300 Biannual, £600 Annual

Peak and off peak parking permit application forms can be found in the Documents section​​​ on this page. Please return applicaiton forms by email to parkingservices@leeds.gov.uk or by post to Parking Services, PO Box 139, Leeds, LS9 1AA.

Once we receive your application, we will contact you to arrange a card payment.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

For further information on location, features and facilities please visit the Woodhouse Lane Car Park page.

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