This page is a guide to the different charges for street parking in Portsmouth and when these charges apply. There will be signs when you park to check exact charges and hours of operation.

For more information contact us at Parking. Office opening hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm.

You can pay for parking on your mobile using RingGo or with cash at one of our ticket machines.

RingGo lets you pay for your parking with a credit or debit card using your mobile phone.

When you park your car in an area featuring the RingGo service, contact RingGo using the iPhone or Android app, by calling, texting or online, and pay for your parking by phone.

RingGo allows you to top up your parking fee to extend your stay, and print off VAT receipts.

Ringo location codes are listed in the second table and on all parking machines. 

Coach parking charges at apply 8am-6pm, seven days a week including bank holidays and cost £1 per hour up to four hours, or £5 all day parking. There is parking for coaches in Cascades Approach, St Georges Road, Museum Road and Clarence Esplanade. The RingGo code for coach parking is 1337.

Different areas of the city have different car parking charges. The first table shows charges in various areas of Portsmouth. The second table shows which area applies to which street. This information is a guide to hours of operation and charges. Please refer to signs at location for exact charges and hours of operation.

AreaDuration of stay / cost
City Centre

Up to 1 
hour 
£1.60

Up to 2 
hours
£2.60

Up to 3 
hours 
£3.50

Up to 4 
hours
£4.50

Up to 5 
hours 
£8

Over 5
hours  
£12

  n/a

District

Up to 1
hour 
£1.10

Up to 2 
hours 
£2

Up to 3 
hours 
£3

Up to 4 
hours 
£4

Up to 6 
hours 
£6.20

Up to 8 
hours 
£8.20 

All day £10

Prime

£1 per 20 minutes

Seafront

Up to 1 
hour
£1.80

Up to 2 
hours 
£3.10

Up to 3 
hours 
£4.10

Up to 4 
hours 
£5

Up to 6 
hours 
£6.50

Up to 8 
hours 
£8.50

All day £12

Cosham / 
Fratton
Up to 1 
hour 
90p
Up to 2 
hours
£2
Up to 3 
hours
£3 
Up to 4 
hours
£4
Up to 6 
hours
£6.20
Up to 8 
hours
£8.20
All day £10

 

The table below lists all streets covered by parking charges, their RingGo location codes and which charging area applies. Users of this services will be charged a 20p transaction fee.

Charges apply seven days a week unless stated otherwise.

 LocationCharging AreaHours of
operation
RingGo
Location
Code

Alec Rose Lane

City centre

All day

1301

Anglesea Road

City centre

8am - 6pm

1302

Arundel Street

City centre

8am - 6pm

1303

Avenue de Caen

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1335

Bellevue Terrace

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1336

Bishop Crispian Way (charges do not apply on a Sunday)

City centre

All day

1312

Bridport Street

City centre

8am - 6pm

1348

Broad Street

City centre

8am - 6pm

1320

Burnaby Road

City centre

8am - 6pm

1306

Cambridge Road

City centre

8am - 6pm

1306

Canal Walk

City centre

8am - 6pm

1308

Charles Dickens Street

City centre

All day

1301

Clarence Esplanade - Part prime and part seafront parking

Prime
Seafront

8am - 6pm

1294
1345

Clarence Parade

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1335

College Street - maximum stay of 2 hours

Prime

8am - 6pm

1295

Duisburg Way

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1333

Eastney Esplanade

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1356

East Surrey Street

City centre

8am - 6pm

1303

Elm Grove (1 hour free with a non-paying ticket from a pay & display machine)

City Centre

8am - 6pm

1365

Exchange Road (west side)

City centre

8am - 5pm

1313

Exchange Road (east side)

City centre

All day

1313

Flathouse Road

District

All day

1347

Fratton Road

Cosham /
Fratton

8am - 6pm

1200

Grand Parade

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1343

Greetham Street

City centre

8am - 6pm

1316

Guildhall Walk 

City centre

8am - 5pm

1362

Gunwharf Road

City centre

All day

1254

Hampshire Terrace

City centre

All day

1318

Heathfield Road - charges apply Monday - Saturday

District

8am - 6pm

1350

Henderson Road

Seafront

8am - 6pm

June to August

1251

High Street, Cosham

Cosham /
Fratton

8am - 6pm

1319

High Street, Old Portsmouth

City centre

8am - 6pm

1320

Jack Cockerill Way

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1335

Jubilee Terrace

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1336

King Henry 1st Street

City centre

8am - 6pm

1317

Kings Road

City centre

8am - 6pm

1357

Kings Terrace

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1336

Kingston Crescent - charges apply Monday - Saturday

District

8am - 6pm

1350

Lake Road

City centre

8am - 6pm

1326

Landport Terrace

City centre

8am - 6pm

1327

Landport View - maximum stay of 1 hour

Prime

8am - 6pm

1296

Long Curtain Road

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1333

Lower Church Path - maximum stay of 2 hours

Prime

8am - 6pm

1297

Melbourne Place

City centre

All day

1358

Museum Road

City centre

8am - 6pm

1330

Nancy Road

District

8am - 6pm

1252

Paradise Street - maximum stay of 1 hour

Prime

8am - 6pm

1299

Pembroke Road

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1343

Pier Road

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1333

Portland Road

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1255

Queen Street

City centre

8am - 6pm

1330

Selbourne Terrace

District 

8am - 6pm

1314

Slindon Street -  maximum stay of 1 hour

Prime

8am - 6pm

1300

South Parade

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1335

Southsea Esplanade

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1356

Southsea Terrace

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1336

Stanhope Road

City centre

All day

1341

Station Street (north side)

Prime

8am - 6pm

1298

Station Street (south side)

City centre

All Day

1544

St Georges Road

City centre

8am - 6pm

1306

St Georges Square

City centre

All day

1353

St James's Road 

City centre

8am - 6pm

1340

St Michael's Road

City centre

All day

1358

St Pauls Road

City centre

All day

1358

St Vincent Street

City centre

All day

1358

The Hard (eastern end)

City centre

All day

1344

The Hard (western end)

City centre

8am - 6pm

1330

Trimmer's Court

City centre

8am - 6pm

1250

Upper Arundel Street

City centre

8am - 6pm

1342

Victoria Avenue

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1343

Waltham Street

City centre

All day

1358

Western Parade

Seafront

8am - 6pm

1541

White Swan Road

City centre

8am - 6pm

1317

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