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Town centre parking and charges

Queens Road car park will be closed from 22 January for approximately 6 weeks while we carry out necessary enhancement work. West Street car park will temporarily become a long stay car park between 22 January until 3 March, while work is carried out on Queens Road car park.


We are responsible for council owned car parks with over 1200 car park spaces near the town centre. All our car parks are situated within easy walking distance of the town centre with most of them offering free and low-cost parking. 
 

Pay and display charges apply to all vehicles parked on the car parks during the times listed below:

Flat Iron car park (Maximum Stay 2 hours) 

Monday to Sunday8am to 5pm

 

Short stay car parks (except Flat Iron)

Monday to Friday8am to 5pm
Saturday8am to 1pm

 

Portland Street car park (Maximum Stay 4 Hours)

Monday to Friday8am to 5pm
Saturday9am to 1pm

 

Long stay car parks

Monday to Friday8am to 5pm
Saturday9am to 1pm

 

Please note Flat Iron car park only:

Customers must obtain a ticket from the P & D machine or pay by app (MiPermit) and abide by the 2 hour maximum stay Monday to Sunday (customers must also obtain and display a time of arrival ticket and abide by the 2 hour maximum stay during free periods - bank holidays 8am to 5pm). The 2 hour maximum stay also applies to blue badge holders at all times, however this is free of charge when displaying their blue badge and time clock.

Blue badge holders are welcome on all our car parks. In addition to designated disabled spaces, all holders of official disabled permits may park in our other car parks for up to 4 hours free in any space throughout the car park. (except Flat Iron where it is a maximum stay of 2 hours) View more information on disabled parking.

 

Parking charges 

A number of changes have been introduced across the town centre car parks and we continue to offer free and low-cost parking. If you are parking in Chorley town centre, please check the tariff board before obtaining a ticket. If you are taking advantage of the free parking offer, you will need to obtain a time of arrival ticket.

 

Flat Iron

Up to 2 hours (max stay): £1

 

Short Stay (Fleet St, Hollinshead St, Cleveland St, West St and St Mary's)

Up to 1 hour: free (must obtain a time of arrival ticket)
3 hours (max stay): £1

Please note: West Street car park will temporarily become a long stay car park between 22 January until 3 March, while enhancement work is carried out on Queens Road car park.
 

Portland Street Car Park 

Up to 1 hour: free (must obtain a time of arrival ticket)

Up to 4 hours (max stay): £1

 

Long Stay (Friday St, Water St, Queens Rd, Farrington St, Back Mount St, Fleet St and George St)

Up to 1 hour: free (must obtain a time of arrival ticket)
Up to 4 hours: £1
All day: £3.50

View  map of town centre car parks (PDF) [382KB] .

Motorcycles are exempt from charges on all car parks where motorcycle parking is available. We have allocated motorcycle parking available on Flat Iron, Friday Street, Cleveland Street , West Street and Fleet Street long stay car park..

We also offer the option to pay by phone app. View information on how to pay for parking online.

If you wish to park overnight and will not be able to collect your car until after 8am when the tariffs start. Please take advantage of the pay by app and book a virtual free or paid for ticket to give you some extra time. You can book 1 week in advance from the comfort of your own home.

Height Restriction Information 

Car ParkMaximum Height (meters)
  
Portland Street Long Stay Car Park2.4m
Friday Street Long Stay Car Park (excluding Friday Street North)2.4m
George Street Long Stay Car Park2.4m
Water Street Long Stay Car Park2.4m
Queens Road Long Stay Car Park 2.4m
West Street Short Stay Car Park 2.6m 
Hollinshead Street Short Stay Car Park2.4m
Cleveland Street Short Stay Car Park2.4m
Fleet Street Short and Long Stay Car Park2.4m
St Mary's Short Stay Car Park2.4m

 

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