4 hours free parking - Saturdays only

4 hours free parking is available every Saturday in most council owned pay by mobile, and pay and display car parks - except country parks and George Street lower car park. You do not need to pay for a RingGo session or display a ticket if you're leaving within the free 4 hour period. If you're staying longer than 4 hours you must pay for the full period of stay. For example; if you need to park for 5 hours you must pay for 5 hours parking when you leave your vehicle.

Free parking also applies to town centre on-street bays. In the 1 hour and 3 hour bays the maximum length of stay should be adhered to.

Paying for car parking

Please use the RingGo App on a mobile device if you're able to, to make touch free and coin free payments. If you use the app there are:

  • no additional charges
  • no need to carry coins
  • free reminders when your parking is running out

You also have the ability to extend your parking without returning to your vehicle.

Car parks

1. Overview

Stockport has many car parks within easy walking distance of the town and district centres, with their shopping and recreation facilities. A number of the council's parking facilities have achieved Park Mark Safer Parking status.

Please note the following car park closure times. Vehicles will not be able to exit the car parks after the following times:

  • Redrock / Merseyway Car Park - 1:30am Sunday to Thursday and 2:30am Friday and Saturday
  • Stopford House: public parking Saturday only, from 8am to 6pm

Parking for disabled persons is free for up to 3 hours in Redrock / Merseyway Car Park and all car parks managed by the council, subject to normal conditions.

Redrock / Merseyway car park is managed by National Car Parks (NCP) - Tel: 0345 050 70 80

For information about parking charges in council owned car parks, read the document below:

Parking charges for council car parks

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