Free car parking (in SDC pay and display car parks in town) on Christmas shopping nights in Stratford

Press Release

Published on 30 November 2020
Archived on 30 December 2020


Residents and visitors to Stratford-upon-Avon will not have to pay for car parking, in selected District Council car parks, in the town on Thursday evenings in the run up to Christmas.

Stratford-on-Avon District Council is offering free parking in all Stratford District Council town centre car parks (excluding Bridgeway multi storey and Bridgeway surface) on the dates listed below:

  • Thursday 3 December 4pm to midnight
  • Thursday 10 December 4pm to midnight
  • Thursday 17 December 4pm to midnight

The District Council car parks include:

  • Arden Street
  • Church Street
  • Recreation ground
  • Leisure Centre
  • Swans Nest Lane
  • Windsor Street


Please note: Not all town centre cars parks are
Stratford District Council car parks, please check first.

Cllr Ian Shenton, Operations Portfolio holder says: "We have run this free-parking offer successfully for a number of years and is a positive way that the District Council can demonstrate its support for local businesses and the local community. 

"This year has been a very difficult year for everyone and as we are currently in a high tier it is now even more important that we shop locally, support our businesses and remember to socially distance - visit safe and stay safe."


Contact details

Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Elizabeth House, Church Street,
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire,
CV37 6HX
Tel: 01789 267575

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Last updated on 30/11/2020