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Car Parking Charges

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is responsible for several Car Parks conveniently positioned around the Town Centre which include disabled bays.

You can find the location of our Car Parks by using our Car Park 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) must ensure that a valid parking ticket is displayed on the dashboard of their vehicle. FREE ticket holders are available from the Civic Centre. .

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 Apple 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 instalments).

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

An application can be downloaded from our Parking Permit Page. Payment can be made via our Pay section.

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
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Civic Centre
Castle Street
Merthyr Tydfil
CF47 8AN