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Car Parking Charges

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council are responsible for a number of car parks within the Borough, all of which require paying and displaying (excluding High Street Car Park).

These car parks are all positioned conveniently throughout the town centre and include a number of disabled bays which are also pay and display.

Find a Car Park on our Parking Location Map.

Parking Charges

Monday to Friday
  • 70p for 1 hour
  • £1.50 for up to 3 hours
  • £3.50 per day
  • £14.00 per week
  • £1 all day
Sunday and Bank Holidays
  • No charge

Ways To Pay


At the Pay and Display machines. Machines accept £2, £1, 50p, 20p, 10p and 5p coins.

All drivers (including disabled badge holders) have to ensure that a valid parking ticket is clearly displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle.
Free holders are available at the Council Offices.

Phone and Pay
  • Park your vehicle
  • Ring the "Phone and Pay" area number
  • Quote the site code
  • Select the amount of time you wish to park.

If you wish to pay by text message, you can text the site code and time in minutes to 07786 207 708.

All Phone and Pay information is clearly stated on our signs located around areas of operation.

Registering for Phone And Pay
  • Register online by clicking here or;
  • Call 01685 700 230, or;
  • Download the app from the App Store or Android marketplace

You will only need to enter these details once and the information will be automatically saved to your "Phone and Pay" account.

Registering can be done in advance or at the time you park and will take a few minutes.

When you register you will be asked for your credit or debit card details and your vehicle registration number (you can register more than one vehicle and select the correct vehicle when you park).

Parking Permit 

  • £38 (one month)
  • £114 (quarterly permit)
  • £350 (annual ticket which can also now be paid in 12 monthly installments).

The season tickets can be used in any car park within the Borough.

To download a permit application form please click here. To make an online payment please refer to the Pay For It section of our website.

Cancel a permit

Please call 01685 725000.

When you cancel, you must return your permit to the Civic Centre. You can do this by visiting the Civic Centre in person, or, you can post it to One Stop Shop, MTCBC, Civic Centre, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AN.

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