Car Parking in Guildford

19 February 2021

Changes to Charges

The council have recently changed Car Parking Rates at various car parks across the town centre.  The aim appears to have been to adjust charges to make some locations suitable for short term use up to 2-3 Hours approximatley, and allocate other car parks to be expensive for short term use but cost effective for over 3 hours. Although nobody likes paying car parking charges they are a significant contribution to council finances as central government funding has been withdrawn.

The council website has all the details but hasn't categorised the car parks.  Sorting by cost for charges during the week, shows you need to think about how long you are proposing to park in the Town Centre. 

For long term day parking the Park and Ride services are very cost effective for a single car and driver.  Other Towns' Park and Ride Schemes have family/group tickets; maybe something for Guildford to think about.

At the weekend the situation changes as a number of Contract Parking spaces become available together with adjustments to some of the car parking rates. 

Broadly in the week the best options for parking are, but do check the exact costs and conditions on the council website:  Note on street parking is still available in many locations.

Up to 2-3 hours

Farnham Road, Guildford GU2 7NP

Bright Hill, Guildford GU1 7RULawn Road, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB

Millmead House (Front), Guildford GU2 4BB

Robin Hood, Sydenham Road, Guildford GU1 3RH

St Joseph's, Dene Road, Guildford GU1 4DA

Portsmouth Road, Guildford GU2 4BW

Upper High Street, Guildford GU1 4SJ

Leapale Road, Guildford GU1 4JX

Mary Road, Guildford GU1  4QU

Bedford Road surface car park, Guildford GU1 4SJ 

Commercial Road 2, Guildford GU1 4SU

Old Police Station, Leapale Road, Guildford GU1 4JX

Longer Term over 3 hours

North Street, Guildford GU1 4AF

Castle Car Park, Sydenham Road, Guildford GU1 3RW

Bedford Road multi-storey, Guildford GU1 4SJ or GU1 4PX

York Road, Guildford GU1 4DS

Millbrook, Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3XJ

G Live, Dene Road, Guildford GU1 4DD - GU1 4DB

Tunsgate, Castle Street, Guildford GU1 3UW

Shalford Park Road, Shalford, Guildford GU4 8AA

Guildford Park, Guildford Park Avenue, Guildford GU2 7NN

Park and Ride

P&R Onslow    Onslow park and ride - Richard Meyjes Road, Guildford GU2 7AD (adult day return ticket: £1.70).

P&R Merrow    Merrow park and ride - Epsom Road, Merrow, Guildford GU4 7AA (adult day return ticket: £1.90).

P&R Artington  Artington park and ride - Old Portsmouth Road, Guildford GU3 1LP (adult day return ticket: £2.30).

P&R Spectrum  Spectrum park and ride - Parkway, Guildford GU1 4UP (adult day return ticket: £2.40). 

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