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Penny Street car park

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Penny Street car park is one of 3 pay and display surface car parks owned and run by us (Hill Street car park and Trinity Square car park being the others).

  • opening times - 24 hours (Monday to Sunday, plus bank holidays)
  • spaces - 66
  • electric points - no
  • motorcycle - no*
  • motorhome - no
  • disabled - yes
  • height barrier - 2 metres
  • address - Penny Street car park, Penny Street, Preston, PR1 1YP

*whilst there are no designated motorcycle parking areas, any motorcycle parking in a general space or anywhere on the car park will need to purchase a virtual pay and display ticket.

Virtual pay and display

Virtual pay and display means that you no longer need to find change for pay and display machines or display a physical ticket in your car when parking.

Please note: you can still pay using our pay and display machines and displaying a ticket.


  • Simple - cashless payment and ticketless parking
  • Hassle free - extend your stay without having to return to your car to put cash in the machine
  • Advanced booking - book up to seven days in advance
  • Fast, flexible, easy to manage

Pay and display prices

Parking prices are based on duration of stay and the car park operates a 24 hour tariff.

Monday to Friday

Up to 1 hour £1
Up to 2 hours£1.50
Up to 3 hours£2.50
Up to 4 hours£3
Up to 12 hours£3.70
Up to 24 hours£5


Saturday and Sunday

Up to 1 hour£1
Up to 2 hours£1.50
Up to 3 hours£2
Up to 4 hours£2.20
Up to 12 hours£2.50
Up to 24 hours£5


Please note: all vehicles parked are required to have a virtual pay and display ticket or display a valid paper ticket.or parking permit.

How to pay

To pay for virtual pay and display parking visit:

MiPermit - pay for virtual pay and display

Please note: for additional features and faster payments visit MiPermit - register for an account.

Once you have paid for a virtual pay and display ticket, your vehicle details will be added to our officers hand-held computers in real time to let them know that you have paid.

Do not scan QR codes

We do not use QR codes for our virtual ticket system. If paying online, please ensure you use MiPermit - pay for parking.

There have been incidences of fake QR stickers being placed at Lytham St Annes parking machines. Do not scan any QR codes if seen.

Parking permits

If you are interested in purchasing a monthly or quarterly parking permit please email 

Disabled parking - conditions of use

The car park offers four designated disabled parking spaces for blue badge holders. Parking charges apply.

Blue badge holders can park for three hours in a designated disabled parking bay with no return within eight hours.

A valid blue badge and clock set to the correct time of arrival must be displayed in the windscreen of your vehicle before leaving the car park.

Please note: all car park spaces require a virtual pay and display ticket or the display of a valid paper pay and display ticket at the prices shown.

Parking fines (Penalty Charge Notices)

To pay or challenge a parking fine (Penalty Charge Notice) visit parking fines (Penalty Charge Notices).

Map address for Penny Street

Penny Street car park, Penny Street, Preston, PR1 1YP.

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