Parking in Perth City Centre

Parking zones and charges within Perth city.

Parking in Perth City is divided into three zones.  View the icon Perth Parking Guide [1005Kb] for a map of the zones and car parks.

Charges apply 8 am to 6 pm Monday to Saturday. 

15 minutes of free parking

All 3 zones allow 15 minutes of free parking.  This only applies to Council-run car parks and on-street parking spaces. A valid ticket must be displayed and can be acquired free of charge by pressing the button on the parking machine.

For South Inch Car Park and Canal Street Multi-Storey Car Park, present the ticket at the exit barrier up to 15 minutes after entry.

Zone 1 - Inner City Centre

Zone 1 encompasses all Council on and off-street parking between Mill Street, South Methven Street, Canal Street and Tay Street (up to the Queen's Bridge).

On-street

£1.00 for 1 hour (Maximum 1 hour waiting period)

High Street, South Street, George Street, George Inn Lane, South Methven Street, Canal Crescent, Charterhouse Lane, Tay Street (North of Queens Bridge)

Zone 2 - City Centre

Zone 2 encompasses Tay Street (after the Queen's Bridge), Marshall Place, Caledonian Road, Barrossa Place and includes the Back Wynd Car Park in Bridgend.

On-street

£1.00 per hour (Maximum 4 hour waiting period)

Charles Street. Hospital Street, North Methven Street, Kinnoull Street, Milne Street, Market  Street, New Row, Lickley Street, North Port, Princes Street (North of Victoria Street), West Mill Street, Alexandra Street, Atholl Street, Blackfriars Street, Black Watch Gardens, Caledonia Road, Carpenter Street, Cherry Lane/Union Street, Cross Street, Foundry Lane, James Street, King Street, Kinnoull Causeway, Nelson Street, North William Street, Princes Street (South of Victoria Street), Pomarium, Scott Street, South William Street, Tay Street (South of Queen's Bridge), Union Lane, Victoria Street, Rose Terrace, Barossa Street, Stormont Street, Melville Street.

Off-street

£1.00 per hour (Maximum 4 hour waiting period)

Milne Street, Leonard Street, Mill Wynd, West Mill Street, Canal Street, Charles Street, Library East, Library West, Back Wynd, Victoria Street, Scott Street car parks, Speygate car park

Zone 3 - Outer City Centre

Zone 3 encompasses the South Inch Car Park and the on-street parking on Shore Road, Edinburgh Road, St Leonards Bank, the east bank of the Tay with the Norie-Miller and Riverside Turning Head car parks.

On-street

1 hour: 50p
2 hours: £1.00
3 hours: £1.50
4 hours: £2.00
6 hours: £3.00
Up to 10 hours: £4.00

Edinburgh Road, Shore Road, Commercial Street, Gowrie Street, Riverside, St Leonard's Bank

Off-street

Thimblerow Car Park

1-4 hours: £1.00 per hour
Up to 6 hours: £6.00
Up to 10 hours: £8.00
Season ticket: £95 per month (Monday to Saturday only)

Canal Street Multi-Storey Car Park

1-4 hours: £1.00 per hour
Up to 6 hours: £6.00
Up to 10 hours: £8.00
Season ticket: £95 per month, £60 per month (Monday to Friday only)

South Inch car park 

1 hour: 50p
2 hours : £1.00
3 hours: £1.50
4 hours : £2.00
6 hours: £3.00
Up to 10 hours: £4.00
Coaches: £4.00
Season Ticket: £60 per month

Norie Miller and Riverside Turning Head car parks

1 hour: 50p
2 hours:  £1.00
3 hours: £1.50
4 hours: £2.00
6 hours: £3.00
Up to 10 hours: £4.00
Season Ticket: £55 per month

Free days

All on-street Pay and Display and Council operated charging car parks are free of charge on Sunday's along with 1 and 2 January and 25 and 26 December.  Charges apply on all other Bank and Local holidays.

Disabled parking

Free parking spaces exclusively for the use of blue badge holders are provided on various city centre streets and in most Council operated car parks.

Blue badge holders are permitted to park in any Council controlled on or off-street parking bay free of charge.

Blue badge holders may also park at other on-street locations subject to the normal conditions of use of their badges.

View the Blue Badge Scheme (Disabled person's parking badge) page for more information.

Parking overnight tip

If you want to park your car overnight you can pre-pay for parking to cover the following morning. This will to save you having to dash to your car at 8 am to purchase a ticket. The valid period on any parking ticket purchased after 6 pm starts at 8 am the following morning. e.g. a 4 hour ticket purchased any time after 6 pm would be valid from 8 am until 12 noon the following day.

Contact details

Parking Services

Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
Tel 01738 477211