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Car Parks

Information about car parking in Boston

Parking Availability

The council operates 21 car parks offering 1,330 parking spaces within the town centre. An additional 1,200 spaces are offered by private car park providers. All council car parks operate on a pay and display basis.

Please visit our Car Park Closures/Disruptions page for news regarding any works that may affect access to parking in the town.

Car Parking Charges

Our car parking charges are changing and from 8th April 2024, the tariffs will be as follows: 

CP No.  

Car Park

 1/2hr

 £         

 1hr

 £        

 2hrs

 £        

 3hrs

 £        

 4hrs

 £       

 All day

 8am-6pm 

 Sunday

 8am-6pm 

 Evening

 6pm-8am 

1

Bargate Green PE21 6RU

 0.60

 1.60

 2.70

 

 

 

  1.30

  1.10

5

Custom House Quay PE21 6NH

 

 1.60

 2.70

 

 

 

  1.30

  1.10

6

Market Place PE21 6EH

 0.60

 1.60

 

 

 

 

  1.30

  1.10

7

Pump Square PE21 6QW

 

 1.60

 2.70

 

 

 

  1.30

  1.10

8

Wide Bargate PE21 6RX

 

 1.60

 2.70

 

 

 

  1.30

  1.10

9

Cattle Market PE21 6RX

 

 1.60

 2.10

 2.70

 3.20

  4.30

  1.30

  1.10

11

Botolph Street PE21 6TU

 

 1.60

 2.10

 2.70

 3.20

  4.30

  1.30

  1.10

12

Doughty Quay PE21 8SP

 

 1.60

 2.10

 2.70

 3.20

  4.30

  1.30

  1.10

13

West End PE21 8SS

 

 1.60

 2.10

 2.70

 3.20

  4.30

  1.30

  1.10

14

St George's Road PE21 8YB

 

 1.60

 2.10

 2.70

 3.20

  4.30

  1.30

  1.10

15

Municipal Buildings PE21 8SS

 

 

 1.10

 1.30

 1.60

  2.70

  1.30

  1.10

16

South Square PE21 6HX

 

 

 1.10

 1.30

 1.60

  2.70

  1.30

  1.10

18

Artillery Row PE21 6TY

 

 

 1.10

 1.30

 1.60

  2.70

  1.30

  1.10

19

Maud Street PE21 6TP

 

 

 

 

 

  2.10

  1.30

  1.10

21

Buoy Yard PE21 6JX

 

 

 

 

 

  2.10

  1.30

  1.10

22

Victoria Place PE21 8UL

 

 

 1.10

 1.30

 1.60

  2.70

  1.30

  1.10

23

Staniland PE21 8SS

 

 

 1.10

 1.30

 1.60

  2.70

  1.30

  1.10

24

George Street PE21 8XF

 

 

 1.10

 1.30

 1.60

  2.70

  1.30

  1.10

25

Spayne Road PE21 6JT

 

 

 1.10

 1.30

 1.60

  2.70

  1.30

  1.10

26

Station Approach PE21 8RN

 

 

 1.10

 1.30

 1.60

  2.70

  1.30

  1.10

27

Tunnard Street PE21 6PL

 

 

 

 

 

  2.10

  1.30

  1.10

Additional long stay tariffs are as follows:

St George's Road and Station Approach - £5.30 for 2 days (48 hours), £7.50 for 3 days (72 hours) and £15.90 for 7 days (168 hours)

Tunnard Street - £8.50 for 5 days (120 hours) and £12.80 for 7 days (168 hours)

 

Please check the machines and signage within the car parks to ensure that you are paying the correct amount to cover the time that you wish to park for.

You can now pay by card or contactless, or by using MiPermit via their website or app (MiPermit is not available at on-street parking locations: Market Place, Station Approach, South Street, Wide Bargate and Pump Square) Please note that if paying by cash, our car park machines do not issue change.

Motorcycle Parking

Free spaces, designated by the letters 'M/C Only', are provided at various points throughout the town centre.

The following Council-operated car parks provide bays for motorcycle parking: Buoy Yard, Cattle Market, Custom House Quay, Market Place, Staniland, Station Approach, St George's Road, West End and Wide Bargate.

Coach Parking

Town centre coach parking is available at Bond Street, off St George's Road.

Parking tickets cost £3.80 for 24 hours and should be purchased from the ticket machines in St George's Road car park, PE21 8YB.

Motor home Parking

Vehicles may occupy up to four bays in our off-street car parks as long as a ticket is purchased and displayed for each bay used. 

Parking for Blue Badge Holders

On Street Parking

Blue Badge holders are permitted to park free of charge within all on-street car parks operated by the council. These include Market Place, Pump Square, South Square, Station Approach and Wide Bargate. Both the disabled badge and time clock should be clearly on display in the windscreen at all times.

Off Street Parking

Blue Badge holders must pay to park in all off-street car parks operated by the council. An additional free period of 30 minutes will be added to the expiry time of any ticket purchased, when the vehicle is displaying a Blue Badge.

Cycle Parking

Cycle racks for secure cycle parking are available at various locations as shown on the parking map.

West End Cinema Parking Refund Scheme

Boston Borough Council work in partnership with West End Cinema to provide a refund scheme for tickets purchased during certain periods by cinema customers. The ticket machines in this car park issue a parking ticket and a refund voucher. When purchasing a cinema ticket, customers need to produce the refund voucher and they will then receive a refund on their parking ticket up to the value of 4 hours parking. Refund vouchers are valid for tickets purchased which cover the following periods:

  • Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 3.00pm - midnight.
  • Saturdays, Sundays and any days designated as school holidays by the education authority for Boston.
  • Wednesdays 10.30am - midnight.

Tickets may be purchased up to 1 hour before these times; customers purchasing a ticket at any other time, or in any other car park will not be entitled to a refund.

Boston Borough Council Parking Order

A copy of the Boston Borough Council (Off-Street Parking Places) (Civil Enforcement and Consolidation) Order 2022 can be viewed on request.

Leafleting

Please be aware that leafleting is not permitted in any car park operated by Boston Borough Council.

 

For information, email the customer services team