Free Parking in Richmond

Free Parking in Richmond

Richmond is one of the most beautiful London borough’s that sits on the River Thames and has a quaint high street perfect for shopping and eating out.

5 places to park for free in Richmond 2024

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

Lower Grove Road
Greville Road
Kings Farm Avenue
Carrington Road
Denbigh Gardens (weekends and after 4.30pm weekdays)

If you’re visiting Kew Gardens, you can park for free on Kings Farm Avenue, which is just an 18 minute walk away.

We recommend you always check around you for parking restrictions signs to ensure you have parked in the correct free parking spots.

What to consider when parking free in Richmond

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

Parking in Richmond might look like it’s all restricted, but actually, the restrictions aren’t all day, so you can grab a few hours of free parking, even during peak times.

Cheapest all-day parking in Richmond

We found the cheapest parking in Richmond to be Old Deer Park, Richmond, which costs just £11.25 to park all day (9am – 5pm), so it’s a great option for commuters or those visiting Richmond for the full day or commuting to a place of work.

Cheapest monthly parking in Richmond

If you are looking for monthly parking in Richmond, you can book Old Deer Car Park if you commute from outside Richmond, which costs just £105 per month, allowing you to use the car park on weekdays (you are free to come and go as you please, although this must be pre-booked).

Free parking near Richmond Park

If you’re visiting Richmond Park, the on-site car parks are free of charge, but they get full early on, so you can park for free at any of the following streets nearby:

  • Lower Grove Road
  • Greville Road
  • Kings Farm Avenue
  • Carrington Road
  • Denbigh Gardens (weekends and after 4.30pm weekdays)

Richmond Park is free to visit (there is no entrance fee) so it’s a great place to visit for a free day out with the kids, to enjoy a stroll or to let the dogs run off some energy.

Free car parks in Richmond

You can park for free in car parks across Richmond after 6.30pm Monday to Friday and after 5pm on Sundays. On Sundays, you can also park for free before 11am. Free parking includes the following car parks:

Car ParkAddressSpacesFree Parking
Friars Lane car parkTW9 1NL63After 6.30pm Mon – Sat, after 5pm Sunday and before 11am Sundays
Old Deer Park Car ParkTW9 2RA285After 6.30pm Mon – Sat, after 5pm Sunday and before 11am Sundays
Pools on the Park Car ParkTW9 2SF150After 5.30pm Mon – Sun

Free on-street parking in Richmond

If you would prefer to park in an on-street parking bay close to Richmond town centre, there are some free on-street parking options close to popular amenities.

The following on-street parking bays are free of charge after 4.30pm Mon to Fri and on weekends:

  • Marchmont Road
  • Denbigh Gardens
  • Spring Grove Road
  • Kings Road

Free overnight parking in Richmond

If you are looking for free overnight parking in Richmond, you can use any of the following car parks free of charge after 6.30pm Mon-Sat and after 5pm Sunday:

Car ParkAddressSpacesFree Parking
Friars Lane car parkTW9 1NL63After 6.30pm Mon – Sat, after 5pm Sunday and before 11am Sundays
Old Deer Park Car ParkTW9 2RA285After 6.30pm Mon – Sat, after 5pm Sunday and before 11am Sundays
Pools on the Park Car ParkTW9 2SF150After 5.30pm Mon – Sun

Coach parking in Richmond

Unfortunately, there’s no free coach parking in car parks around Richmond, but coaches are allowed to park at Old Deer Park car park, where there are three dedicated bays. Pricing for coach parking is:

  • £25.20 for 12 hours
  • £49 for 24 hours
  • £73.20 for 36 hours
  • £97.70 for 48 hours

Free motorcycle parking in Richmond

If you are travelling to Richmond by motorcycle, you can park in the dedicated motorcycle bays in the following car parks:

  • Friars Lane car park (1 space)
  • Old Deer Park car park (1 space)

Motorcycles can also park free of charge in residents parking zones without needing a permit.

Free disabled parking in Richmond

If you are a blue badge holder, you can park for free in Richmond at council run car parks, including:

Car ParkAddressDisabled Spaces
Paradise Road car parkTW9 1SQ4
Old Deer Park Extension Car ParkTW9 2RA2
Pools on the Park Car ParkTW9 2SF2

Permit parking in Richmond

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

Residents permits start from being free of charge to £120 for the year, depending on your postcode. In order to apply for a permit, you will need proof of residence and proof of vehicle.

You can also purchase visitor passes which cost around £29 for a book, but prices vary based on location.

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 attractions, towns and cities that are near to Richmond:

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 10th, 2024