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Preston late night Christmas shopping 2016 and free parking

Posted on - 25th November, 2016 - 9:14pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Christmas, City Centre, Events, Preston City Centre
Drivers trying to leave the Fishergate car park Pic: Kate Dickens

Drivers trying to leave the Fishergate car park Pic: Kate Dickens

Christmas shoppers are able to take advantage of free parking during late night shopping times.

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As the busiest retail time of year begins there’s some free parking to be had at the two shopping centre car parks, and a number of other car parks across the city.

Fishergate Shopping Centre car park is doing late night shopping on Wednesday and Thursday nights in the run up to Christmas.

St George’s Shopping Centre is following suit with late night shopping days.

Read more: When is the Christmas lights switch on in Preston?

Here’s a breakdown of which shopping centre is open when and what hours it is offering free parking.

This is provided you can escape the car parks of course with the new Fishergate measures in place.

Preston City Council
Free parking on the Market Hall car park for the Christmas Concert and Switch On
(November 26th) from 5pm – 12midnight.

Lancashire County Council
Free parking on Arthur Street Car Park, Each Saturday and Sunday from 3rd December until 18th December.

St. George’s Shopping Centre
Free parking from 5pm on December 7th, 8th, 14th 15th 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd Sundays – 4
th, 11th and 18th December – FREE parking (up to 3 hours)
* for vehicles entering from 5pm onwards.

Fishergate Centre
Free parking from 5pm on 30th November, 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st and 22nd
Plus Monday 12th, Tue 13th, Fri 16th, Sat 17th
– ‘till 7pm.
Mon 19th, Tue 20th, Fri 23rd – ‘till 8pm.

UCLan
Free parking from Friday 25th November to 2nd January 2017 on ‘Victoria 2’ (PR1 7AY),) and
Leighton St.’ (PR1 8RU) car parks. Weekdays until 9pm, Saturdays until 7.00pm and Sundays until 6.00pm.

And here’s when the late night shopping is on:

St George’s Shopping Centre

Sun 4th Dec 10:00am to 5:30pm
Mon 5th Dec 8:00am to 6:30pm
Tues 6th Dec 8:00am to 6:30pm
Wed 7th Dec 8:00am to 8:00pm
Thur 8th Dec 8:00am to 8:00pm
Fri 9th Dec 8:00am to 6:30pm
Sat 10th Dec 8:00am to 6:30pm
Sun 11th Dec 10:00am to 5:30pm
Mon 12th Dec 8:00am to 6:30pm
Tues 13th Dec 8:00am to 6:30pm
Wed 14th Dec 8:00am to 8:00pm
Thur 15th Dec 8:00am to 8:00pm
Fri 16th Dec 8:00am to 6:30pm
Sat 17th Dec 8:00am to 6:30pm
Sun 18th Dec 10:00am to 5:30pm
Mon 19th Dec 8:00am to 6:30pm
Tue 20th Dec 8:00am to 7:00pm
Wed 21st Dec 8:00am to 8:00pm
Thur 22nd Dec 8:00am to 8:00pm
Fri 23rd Dec 8:00am to 8:00pm
Christmas Eve 8:00am to 5:00pm
Christmas Day CLOSED
Boxing Day 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tues 27th Dec 8:00am to 6:30pm
Wed 28th Dec 8:00am to 6:30pm
Thur 29th Dec 8:00am to 6:30pm
Fri 30th Dec 8:00am to 6:30pm
New Year’s Eve 8:00am to 5:00pm
New Year’s Day CLOSED
Mon 2nd Jan 8:00am to 6:30pm
Tue 3rd Jan 8:00am to 6:30pm

Fishergate Shopping Centre

Sun 4th Dec 11:00am to 5pm
Mon 5th Dec 9:00am to 6pm
Tues 6th Dec 9:00am to 6pm
Wed 7th Dec 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thur 8th Dec 9:00am to 8:00pm
Fri 9th Dec 9:00am to 6pm
Sat 10th Dec 9:00am to 6pm
Sun 11th Dec 11:00am to 5pm
Mon 12th Dec 9:00am to 6pm
Tues 13th Dec 9:00am to 6pm
Wed 14th Dec 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thur 15th Dec 9:00am to 8:00pm
Fri 16th Dec 9:00am to 7:00pm
Sat 17th Dec 9:00am to 7:00pm
Sun 18th Dec 11:00am to 5pm
Mon 19th Dec 9:00am to 8:00pm
Tue 20th Dec 9:00am to 8:00pm
Wed 21st Dec 8:00am to 8:00pm
Thur 22nd Dec 8:00am to 8:00pm
Fri 23rd Dec 9:00am to 8:00pm
Christmas Eve 8:00am to 5:00pm
Christmas Day CLOSED
Boxing Day 8:00am to 6:00pm
Tues 27th Dec 9:00am to 6:30pm
Wed 28th Dec 8:00am to 8pm
Thur 29th Dec 9:00am to 6pm
Fri 30th Dec 9:00am to 6pm
New Year’s Eve 9:00am to 6pm
New Year’s Day CLOSED
Mon 2nd Jan 11:00am to 5pm

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