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Preston city centre free Christmas parking hours confirmed for 2023

Posted on - 11th November, 2023 - 8:00am | Author - | Posted in - Christmas, Preston City Centre, Preston Council, Preston News, Roads, Transport, UCLan, What's On in Preston
Penny Street car park
Penny Street car park

Free parking in Preston city centre in the run up to Christmas has been confirmed.

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For the city’s Christmas Lights Switch On at the Flag Market on Saturday 18 November then the Trinity Square and Penny Street car parks, operated by Preston City Council, are free from 1pm.

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Lancashire County Council’s Arthur Street car park is also free from 1pm on that day along with the University of Central Lancashire’s car parks on the Preston campus.

Read more: Examining the case for free parking in Preston city centre

A spokesperson for Preston BID said: “We’re grateful to city centre businesses and sponsors for funding the headline event of the festive season, and to the councils and UCLan for their offer of free parking across the period.

“This will make it even more convenient for people to enjoy what the city has to offer, and we’re hoping Preston turns out in force to help us launch Christmas in the city in true style”.

Following the Christmas lights switch on the following city centre car parks have free parking on these days and times.

Trinity Square and Penny Street, operated by the city council
Mon 4 December – Friday 8 December: Free from 3pm
Sunday 10 December: Free all day
Mon 11 December – Friday 15 December: Free from 3pm
Sunday 17 December: Free all day
Mon 18 December – Wed 20 December: Free from 3pm
Thursday 21 December – Saturday 23 December: Free from 1pm

Arthur Street car park, operated by Lancashire County Council
Mon 4 December – Friday 8 December: Free from 3pm
Sunday 10 December: Free all day
Mon 11 December – Friday 15 December: Free from 3pm
Sunday 17 December: Free all day
Mon 18 December – Wed 20 December: Free from 3pm
Thursday 21 December – Saturday 23 December: Free from 1pm

All Preston city centre campus car parks, at the University of Central Lancashire
Sunday 10 December – Free all day
Sunday 17 December – Free all day
Monday 18 December – Wednesday 20 December: Free from 3pm
Thursday 21 December – Saturday 23 December – Free from 1pm

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