Town centre parking and charges
We are responsible for council owned car parks with over 1200 car park spaces near the town centre. All our car parks are situated within easy walking distance of the town centre with most of them offering free and low-cost parking.
Pay and display charges apply to all vehicles parked on the car parks during the times listed below:
Short stay car parks
|Monday to Friday||8am to 5pm|
|Saturday||8am to 1pm|
Long stay car parks
|Monday to Friday||8am to 5pm|
|Saturday||9am to 1pm|
Please note Flat Iron car park only:
Customers must obtain and display a time of arrival ticket and abide by the 2 hour maximum stay during the free periods (Saturday 1pm to 5pm, Sundays and bank holidays 8am to 5pm). The 2 hour maximum stay also applies to blue badge holders at all times.
Motorcycles are exempt from charges on all car parks where motorcycle parking is available. We have allocated motorcycle parking available on Flat Iron, Friday Street, Cleveland Street and West Street car park.
Blue badge holders are welcome on all our car parks. In addition to designated disabled spaces, all holders of official disabled permits may park in our other car parks for up to 4 hours free (except Flat Iron) in any space throughout the car park. View more information on disabled parking.
A number of changes have been introduced across all town centre car parks to give visitors additional free and low-cost parking. If you are parking in Chorley town centre, please check the tariff board before obtaining a ticket. If you are taking advantage of the free parking offer, you will need to obtain a time of arrival ticket.
Up to 1 hour: 50p
2 hours (max stay): £1
Short Stay (Fleet St, Hollinshead St, Cleveland St, West St and St Mary's)
Up to 1 hour: free (must obtain a time of arrival ticket)
3 hours (max stay): £1
Long Stay (Friday St, Portland St, Water St, Queens Rd, Farrington St, Black Mount St, Fleet St and George St)
Up to 3 hours: free (must obtain a time of arrival ticket)
4 hours: £1
All day: £3.50
Motorcycles are exempt from charges on all car parks where motorcycle parking is available.
We have allocated motorcycle parking available on Flat Iron, Friday Street, Cleveland Street, West Street and Fleet Street long stay car park.
We also offer the option to pay by phone app. View information on how to pay for parking online.
If you wish to park overnight and will not be able to collect your car until after 8am when the tariffs start. Please take advantage of the pay by app and book a virtual free or paid for ticket to give you some extra time. You can book 1 week in advance from the comfort of your own home.
Please do not park over-night on the Flat Iron car park as this is the only car park that a ticket is needed even during the free periods and is a 2hr maximum stay at all times.All other car parks vehicles can be left overnight from Saturday 1pm until 8am Monday morning without a ticket.
Height Restriction Information
|Car Park||Maximum Height (meters)|
|Portland Street Long Stay Car Park||2.3m|
|Friday Street Long Stay Car Park||2.3m|
|George Street Long Stay Car Park||2.1m|