Free Parking in Cirencester

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If you are visiting Cirencester either for a day of shopping or to meet up with friends or family, we will show you where to park without restrictions.

5 places to park for free in Cirencester (2024)

You can park for free in Cirencester on the following streets near to the town centre:

Prospect Place
Victoria Road
Chester Street
Watermoor Road
The Avenue

What to know about parking free in Cirencester

When parking, please take into consideration:

  • Be considerate – most free parking is on residential streets, so do not block driveways or exit routes
  • Ensure there is enough space for larger vehicles to pass, especially if you park in a residential area

Cheap Parking in Cirencester

If you don’t want to leave your car at one of our suggested free parking spots, there is cheap parking available in Cirencester from just £4 per day and these spaces are available to book in advance.

Free car parks in Cirencester

On weekends, you can park for free at Cotswold District Council Offices, Trinity Road GL7 1PX and at St James Place Headquarters, Tetbury Road, GL7 1FP.

Other car parks in Cirencester offers free parking between 6pm and 8am Monday to Saturday and all day Sunday. These car parks include:

Car ParkSpacesFree Parking
Abbey Grounds Car Park946pm – 8am & all day Sunday
Cotswold District Council OfficesUnknownWeekends
Beeches Car Park1426pm – 8am & all day Sunday
Old Station Car Park1486pm – 8am & all day Sunday
Sheep Street Car Park1026pm – 8am & all day Sunday
St James Place HeadquartersUnknownWeekends
Waterloo Car Park2356pm – 8am & all day Sunday

Free on-street parking in Cirencester

There are two on street parking locations in Cirencester that offer free parking between 6pm and 8am. These locations are Market Place and Castle Street.

Both of these on-street parking locations are located in the town centre, so close to all of the shops and restaurants.

Free overnight parking in Cirencester

There are several council run car parks that allow you to park for free between 6pm and 8am in Chichester. These car parks include:

Car ParkSpacesFree Parking
Abbey Grounds Car Park946pm – 8am & all day Sunday
Beeches Car Park1426pm – 8am & all day Sunday
Brewery Car Park2883pm – 8am & all day Sunday
Forum Car Park1793pm – 8am & all day Sunday
Leisure Centre Car Park1046pm – 8am & all day Sunday
Old Station Car Park1486pm – 8am & all day Sunday
Sheep Street Car Park1026pm – 8am & all day Sunday
Waterloo Car Park2356pm – 8am & all day Sunday

Free motorcycle parking in Cirencester

Motorcycles and mopeds are permitted to park free of charge in the following car parks in and around Cirencester, providing you use the dedicated bays:

Car ParkPostcode
Brewery Car ParkGL7 1JH
Forum Car ParkGL7 1LW
Old Station Car ParkGL7 1US

Free disabled parking in Cirencester

If you are a Blue Badge holder, you can park for free for the maximum duration stated at the car park at the following car parks in and around Cirencester:

Car ParkDisabled Spaces
Abbey Grounds Car Park2
Beeches Car Park3
Brewery Car Park6
Forum Car Park12
Leisure Centre Car Park4
Old Station Car Park2
Sheep Street Car Park6
Trinity Road Car Park2
Waterloo Car Park2

Coach parking in Cirencester

If you are travelling to Cirencester by coach, you can park for free at nearby Stow on the Wold which is less than 20 miles away.

Motorhomes are permitted to park in Maugersbury Road car park, providing they use a coach space and pay the tariff.

Car ParkCharges
Maugersbury Road, Stow-on-the-Wold, GL54 1AQ30 minutes – 80p
1 hour – £1.70
2 hours – £3.00
3 hours – £3.90
4 hours – £5.30
10 hours – £7.90

Permit parking in Cirencester

If you are a resident of a restricted parking zone in Cirencester, you can apply for a residents parking permit, which allows you to park your car on any street in that zone. 

Residents permits cost from £30 for 12 months depending on the street you reside. In order to apply for a permit, you will need proof of residence and proof of vehicle.

Visitor passes can also be purchased but limited to 50 per year.

Other towns and cities nearby

If you’re visiting the area for a short trip or just looking for things to do nearby, you can explore these towns and cities that are near to Cirencester:

About the Author

Hi, my name is Amber and I’m here to help find you suitable free parking in towns and cities across the UK.

When I visit new towns and cities, I always take note of where you can (legally) park for free, whether this be on-street parking bays or council run car parks, which offer free parking during certain hours of the day.

Although I take every effort to ensure this information is up to date and correct, if you notice an issue, please get in touch so I can rectify it for everyone.

Amber

Information was last updated on January 8th, 2024