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Roads covered by each scheme, including maps

There are currently more than 30 residents’ parking zones in operation across the city.

For more information about getting a parking scheme in your area, email TROteam@portsmouthcc.gov.uk.

Zone information and restrictions

Visitor scratchcards for all zones are available from the Central Library in Guildhall Square – or register for visitor permits using RingGo.

Unless otherwise stated in the table, zones operate 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, and have a free parking period of 2 hours:

Resident permit areaView mapRoads covered by residents’ parking restrictionsAlternative scratchcard purchase points
AA – Newbolt RoadView the map of AA zone

Residents of properties 21–41 (odds only) may apply for residents’ permits.

  • No free parking provision exists
AB – WymeringView the map of AB zoneAshford Close, Boston Road, Chatham Close, Deal Road, Dersingham Close, Fairfield Square, Holbeach Close, Hythe Road, Mablethorpe Road, Maidstone Crescent, Peterborough Road, Sevenoaks Road, Tankerton Close, Westerham Close, Whitstable Road, Colchester Road, Cromer Road, Wymering Lane.Cosham Library, Spur Road, Cosham, PO6 3EB
BA – Park GroveView the map of BA zoneAll properties in Park Grove are eligible for parking permits.Cosham Library, Spur Road, Cosham, PO6 3EB
BB – The HeightsView the map of BB zone

Arran Close, Islay Gardens, Jura Close, Kintyre Close, Orkney Road, Shetland Close, Skye Close

  • Scheme operates between 6am and 6pm, Monday to Saturday.
Cosham Library, Spur Road, Cosham, PO6 3EB
BC – East CoshamView the map of BC zone

Burrill Avenue, Chalkridge Road, Chidham Road, Colville Road (Part), Courtmount Grove (Part), Cranborne Road (Part), Havant Road (Part), Padwick Avenue, Regal Close, St George’s Road, St John’s Road, St Matthew’s Road, St Colmans Avenue, Southdown Road (Part), Walberton Avenue, Widley Road

  • Scheme operates between 6am and 6pm, Monday to Friday.
Cosham Library, Spur Road, Cosham, PO6 3EB
BD – Windsor RoadView the map of BD zone

All properties in Windsor Road are eligible for parking permits.

  • The restriction applies to the whole of Windsor Road and a bay outside of 15 Portsmouth Road.
Cosham Library, Spur Road, Cosham, PO6 3EB
BE – Portsmouth RoadView the map of BE zone

Residents of properties 65–75 (odds only) may apply for residents’ permits.

  • Scheme operates between 6am and 6pm, Monday to Friday
  • Visitors and non-permit holders are entitled to one hour free parking.
Cosham Library, Spur Road, Cosham, PO6 3EB
BF – Park LaneView the map of BF zone

Albert Road Cosham, Dean Road, Park Lane, Pervin Road.

Also eligible: High Street Cosham 33-53b (odds only), Havant Road Cosham 60a-62d (evens)

  • Visitors and non-permit holders are entitled to one hour free parking
  • Scheme operates between 8am and 6pm
Cosham Library, Spur Road, Cosham PO6 3EB
FA – Old Commercial RoadView the map of FA zone

All properties in Old Commercial Road are eligible for permits.

  • No free parking provision exists
  • Permits are valid in Old Commercial Road Car Park
Buckland Post Office, 47-49 Kingston Road, Buckland, PO2 7DP
FB – Whale Island WayView the map of FB zoneAll properties in Whale Island Way and Island View Terrace are eligible for permits
FC – North LandportView the map of FC zoneAll Saints Street, Cornwallis Crescent, Lower Wingfield Street, North Street, Staunton StreetLandport Housing Office, 24 Commercial Place, PO1 4DT

Buckland Post Office, 47-49 Kingston Road, Buckland, PO2 7DP

FD – Bevis RoadView the map of FD zone

Angerstein Road, Bevis Road, Bevis Road North, Cardiff Road, Croft Road, Derby Road (13-53 odds and 14-62 evens), Grange Road, King Edwards Crescent, London Avenue (67-115 odds), Mills Road, Monmouth Road, Nelson Avenue, North End Avenue (100-142 evens), North End Grove, Pitcroft Road, Seagrove Road, Stamshaw Road (1-81 odds and 2-94 evens), Weymouth Road

  • The scheme operates at all times, except where signs indicate 8am to 5pm in part of North End Avenue, London Avenue and the northern stretch of Cardiff Road.
North End Library, Gladys Avenue, PO2 9AX

Buckland Post Office, 47-49 Kingston Road, Buckland, PO2 7DP

FE – Bucklers CourtView the map of FE zoneAll properties in Bucklers Court are eligible for a permit.North End Library, Gladys Avenue, PO2 9AX
FF – Rudmore CourtView the map of FF zoneAll properties in Rudmore Court are eligible for parking permits.North End Library, Gladys Avenue, PO2 9AX
FG – Stamshaw SouthView the map of FG zoneKnox Road, Lower Derby Road, Lower Derby Road Link Road, Meyrick Road, Meyrick Road/Knox Road Link Road, Newcomen Road, Penrose Close, Ranelagh Road, Smeaton Street, Simpson Road, St Mark’s Road, Stamshaw Road (83-165 odds and 96-190 evens ), Stanley Road, Twyford Avenue (from its southern end northwards up to its junction with Wilson Road), Winstanley Road.North End Library, Gladys Avenue, PO2 9AX
FH – Twyford AvenueView the map of FH zone

Twyford Avenue (313 – 347 odd numbers only)

  • Scheme operates between 2pm and 10pm
  • No free parking provision exists
North End Library, Gladys Avenue, PO2 9AX
GA – FrattonView the map of GA zone

Adames Road, Alver Road, Ariel Road, Barnes Road, Brookfield Road, Byerley Road, Claremont Road, Clarkes Road, Clive Road, Cornwall Road, Cuthbert Road, Ethel Road, Forton Road, Guildford Road, Kingsdown Place, Lincoln Road, Liverpool Road, Lower Brookfield Road, Manchester Road, Moorland Road, Nancy Road, Newcome Road, Olinda Street, Penhale Road, Purbrook Road, Renny Road, Samuel Road, Sandringham Road, Selbourne Terrace, Sheffield Road, Thorncroft Road, Trafalgar Place, Walmer Road, Woodland Street.

  • Permits and scratch cards are valid in the pay and display bays in Selbourne Terrace, but are not valid for Pay & Display bays in Fratton Road or for parking longer than permitted in Limited Waiting areas on Fratton Road.
  • They are valid in Nancy Road car park evenings/overnight 6pm to 8am and all day Saturday & Sunday. This includes bank holidays.
Carnegie Library, Fratton Road, Fratton, PO1 5EZ
GB – Alverstone RoadView the map of GB zoneAlverstone Road, Vernon Avenue, Carisbrooke Road (21-35 odds and 56-80 evens).Beddow Library, Milton Road, Milton, PO4 8PR
HA – Baffins RoadView the map of HA zoneBaffins Road, Bowler Avenue, Bowler Court, Douglas Road, Dudley Road, Milton Road (1-165 odds, 2-118 evens), Victor Road.

Beddow Library, Milton Road, Milton, PO4 8PR

Alderman Lacey Library, 98 Tangier Rd, Baffins, PO3 6HU

HB – Coniston AvenueView the map of HB zone

All properties in Coniston Avenue are eligible for parking permits.

  • No free parking provision exists
Alderman Lacey Library, 98 Tangier Rd, Baffins, PO3 6HU
JA – PortseaView the map of JA zone

Aylward Street, Beneficial Street, Bishop Street, Burnaby Road, Butcher Street, College Lane, College Street, Curzon Howe Road, Hanover Street, Havant Street, Hawke Street, Kent Street, Lion Terrace, Ordnance Row, Rosemary Lane, St George’s Square, St George’s Way, St James’s Street, Ship Leopard Street, Sun Street, Three Tun Close, Victory Road – eastern side only

  • Permits can be used in the JD zone, but are not valid in Pay & Display areas or in limited waiting bays in Queen Street and College Street.
  • Visitors and non-permit holders are entitled to one hour free parking (except bays outside 20-25 Ordnance Row which are permit holders only)
Portsea Library or Portsea Housing Office at the John Pounds Community Centre, 23 Queen Street, PO1 3HN
JB – LandportView the map of JB zone

Alexandra Road, Buriton Street, Central Street, Charles Street, Church Path North, Church Road, Crasswell Street, Drummond Road, Fyning Street, Percy Chandler Street, Temple Street

  • Scheme operates between 9am and 6pm
  • Visitors and non-permit holders are entitled to one hour free parking
Landport Housing Office, 24 Commercial Place, PO1 4DT
JC – Hyde Park RoadView the map of JC zone

Residents of Hyde Park Road and 2-12 Plymouth Street may apply for residents’ permits.

  • Scheme operates between 8am and 5pm, Monday to Saturday.
JD – North PortseaView the map of JD zone

Cross Street, Cumberland Street, King William Street, North Street, Prince George Street, York Place.

  • Permits are not valid in limited waiting and Pay & Display bays in Queen Street but can be used in the JA zone
  • Visitors and non-permit holders are entitled to one hour free parking
Portsea Library or Portsea Housing Office at the John Pounds Community Centre, 23 Queen Street, PO1 3HN
JE – Fratton WestView the map of JE zone

Lucknow Street, Somers Road North, Vivash Road

  • Permits are not valid in the Pay & Display bays in Fratton Road
  • A dual restriction exists in Vivash Road with a single yellow line running through the bay outside numbers 7-11. Permit holders are not allowed to park in this bay between 8am and 6pm Monday to Saturday
Carnegie Library, Fratton Road, Fratton, PO1 5EZ
JF – Garnier StreetView the map of JF zone

Garnier Street, Murefield Road

  • A dual restriction exists in Garnier Street with a single yellow line running through the bay outside numbers 72-74. Permit holders are not allowed to park in this bay between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Saturday
Carnegie Library, Fratton Road, Fratton, PO1 5EZ
KA – Old PortsmouthView the map of KA zone

Bath Square, Broad Street, High Street, Highbury Street, King Charles Street, Lombard Street, Nobbs Lane, Oyster Street, Pembroke Close, Penny Street, Poynings Place, St George’s Road (1-17 Odd), St Nicholas Street, St Thomas’s Street, Warblington Street, White Hart Road.

Permits are valid in the Pay & Display areas within High Street, Trimmer’s Court, Broad Street, Museum Road (except in coach bays), Grand Parade and the first bay within Pembroke Road (adjacent to Penny Street, opposite St Nicholas Street)

Permits are valid in Broad Street car park. Permits are also valid in Ineos Team UK car park between 6pm and 7am on Monday to Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday.

  • Visitors and non-permit holders are entitled to one hour free parking
Southsea Library, 19-21 Palmerston Rd, Southsea, PO5 3QQ
KB – HambrookView the map of KB zone

Cecil Grove, Cecil Place, Copper Street, Dartmouth Mews, Diamond Street, Flint Street, Gold Street, Hambrook Street, Silver Street, Steel Street, Stone Street

  • Permits are valid in the Pay & Display bays in Kings Road
  • Visitors and non-permit holders are entitled to two hours free parking except at Pay & Display meters where a scratchcard must be displayed immediately
Southsea Library, 19-21 Palmerston Rd, Southsea, PO5 3QQ
KC – West SouthseaView the map of KC zone

Ashburton Road, Auckland Road East, Auckland Road West, Beach Road, Beaufort Road, Burgoyne Road, The Circle, Clarence Road, Clarendon Road, Eastern Villas Road, Elphinstone Road, Florence Road, Kent Road (South Side), Lennox Road North, Lennox Road South, Malvern Road, Maple Road, Marmion Avenue, Marmion Road, Netley Road, Netley Terrace, Nightingale Road, Onslow Road, Portland Road, Richmond Road, St Catherine Street, Shaftesbury Road, Somerset Road, Stanley Street, Tonbridge Street, Villiers Road, Wilton Place, Wilton Terrace.

  • Permits are not valid in limited waiting bays in Palmerston Road, Portland Road, Ashburton Road, Osborne Road, Clarendon Road, Netley Road and Marmion Road
  • Permits are not valid in car parks, with the exception of Southsea Common Car Park
  • Permits are valid in Pay & Display areas on Clarence Parade, South Parade, Western Parade, Southsea Terrace and Duisburg Way
  • Permits are not interchangeable with any other scheme
  • Visitors and non-permit holders are entitled to three hours free parking, other than on Pay & Display meters where a scratchcard must be displayed immediately
  • Permits are not valid in Pay & Display bays in Avenue de Caen, Jack Cockerill Way, Portland Road or Clarence Esplanade except the southern side of The Dell (but not the taxi rank)
Southsea Library, 19-21 Palmerston Rd, Southsea, PO5 3QQ
KD – Castle RoadView the map of KD zone

Bush Street West, Castle Close, Castle Road, Chapel Street, Elm Street, Great Southsea Street, Little Southsea Street, Pelham Road, Queen’s Crescent, Queen’s Grove, Queen’s Place, The Retreat, St Edward’s Road, Sussex Place, Sussex Road, Wilberforce Road, Woodpath, Worsley Road, Yarborough Road

  • Permits are not valid in the limited waiting bays in Castle Road or Elm Grove, but are valid in the Pay & Display bays in Kings Road.
  • Visitors and non-permit holders are entitled to two hours free parking except at Pay & Display meters where a scratchcard must be displayed immediately.
Southsea Library, 19-21 Palmerston Rd, Southsea, PO5 3QQ
LA – North SouthseaView the map of LA zone

Astley Street, Belmont Place, Belmont Street, Brougham Road, Brunswick Street, Dunsmore Close, Earlsdon Street, Eldon Street, Gloucester Place, Gloucester Terrace, Gloucester View, Green Road, Grosvenor Street, Hyde Street, King Street, Landport Street, Meriden Road, Middle Street, Norfolk Street, Ockenden Close, Park Street, Peel Place, Radnor Street, Sackville Street, St James’s Road, St Paul’s Road, St Paul’s Square, South Street, Warwick Crescent, Waterloo Street, Wellington Street, Wiltshire Street, Yorke Street

  • Permits are not valid in limited waiting bays or Pay & Display bays in Elm Grove, King Street, Waltham Street (8am to 6pm), Melbourne Place, St Vincent Street and St Paul’s Road.
  • Permits are valid in the Pay & Display bays in St James’s Road and Kings Road. They are also valid in Waltham Street between 6pm and 8am.
  • Visitors and non-permit holders are entitled to three hours free parking except at Pay & Display meters where a scratchcard must be displayed immediately.

Southsea Library, 19-21 Palmerston Rd, Southsea, PO5 3QQ

Somerstown Post Office, 74-78 St James Road, Southsea, PO5 4HZ

LB – SomerstownView the map of LB zone

Aldwell Street, Bailey’s Road, Bradford Road, Cottage Grove, Fraser Road, Grove Road North, Hudson Road, Lower Forbury Road, Margate Road, Montgomerie Road, Pains Road, Playfair Road, Rivers Street, Somers Road, St Andrews Road, St David’s Road, St Peters Grove, St Ursula’s Grove, Victoria Road North.

Also eligible:

  • Elm Grove 93-185 odds only, 7 Cross Street
  • Victoria Road North 1-109 odds, 2-56 evens

Visitors and non-permit holders are entitled to three hours free parking.

Somerstown Post Office, 74-78 St James Road, Southsea, PO5 4HZ

Southsea Library, 19-21 Palmerston Rd, Southsea, PO5 3QQ

MA – Beatrice Rd/ Leopold StreetView the map of MA zoneBeatrice Road, Leopold StreetAlbert Road Post Office, 114 Albert Road, Southsea, PO4 0JS
MB – Orchard RoadView the map of MB zone

Britannia Road, Britannia Road North, Cleveland Road, Devonshire Square (northern section), Eton Road, Francis Avenue (between Goldsmith Avenue and Devonshire Square), Harrow Road, Heidelburg Road, Lawson Road, Manners Road, Orchard Road, Percy Road, Rugby Road, Stansted Road, Talbot Road (between Goldsmith Avenue and Jessie Road) and Telephone Road

  • Scheme operates 4pm to 6pm daily, no free parking provision

Carnegie Library, Fratton Road, Fratton PO1 5EZ

Beddow Library, Milton Road, Milton PO4 8PR

Albert Road Post Office, 114 Albert Road, Southsea. PO4 0JS

MC – Bramble RoadView the map of MC zone

Addison Road, Bath Road, Bramble Road, Chetwynd Road, Darlington Road, Delamere Road, Devonshire Square (southern section), Edmund Road, Esslemont Road, Fawcett Road (between Bramble Road and Albert Road), Francis Avenue (between Devonshire Square and Albert Road), Graham Road, Grenville Road, Harold Road, Havelock Road, Henley Road, Heyward Road, Holland Road, Jessie Road, Jubilee Road, Lawrence Road (between Fawcett Road and Chetwynd Road), Livingstone Road, Londesborough Road, Lorne Road, Norland Road, Norman Road, Northcote Road, Outram Road (between Havelock Road and Campbell Road and the north-west side), Shanklin Road, Sutherland Road, Talbot Road (between Jessie Road and Fawcett Road), Trevor Road, Ventnor Road, Wheatstone Road and Wyndcliffe Road

  • Scheme operates 5pm to 7pm daily, no free parking provision

Albert Road Post Office, 114 Albert Road, Southsea, PO4 0JS

Southsea Library, 19-21 Palmerston Road, Southsea PO5 3QQ

MD – Kings Area

View the map of MD zone

Albany Road, Albert Grove, Allens Road, Boulton Road, Brandon Road, Campbell Road, Cavendish Road, Chelsea Road, Collingwood Road, Duncan Road, Exmouth Road, Gains Road, Goodwood Road, Hamilton Road, Hendy Close, Herbert Road, Hereford Road, Hillborough Crescent, Inglis Road, Kenilworth Road, Lawrence Road (west side), Lowcay Road, Merton Road, Napier Road*, Nelson Road, Ormsby Road, Outram Road (south side and adjacent to St Bartholomew’s Gardens) Oxford Road, St Ronan’s Avenue, St Ronan’s Road, Shirley Road, St Simon’s Road, St Vincent Road, Stafford Road, Taswell Road, The Thicket, Victoria Grove, Victoria Road South, Waverley Grove, Waverley Road, Welch Road, Wilson Grove, Wimbledon Park Road, Wisborough Road and Worthing Road

  • Scheme operates 4.30pm to 6.30pm daily, no free parking provision
  • Permits are not valid in Albert Road limited waiting bays
  • Permits are not valid in Napier Road limited waiting bays

Albert Road Post Office, 114 Albert Road, Southsea, PO4 0JS

Southsea Library, 19-21 Palmerston Road, Southsea, PO5 3QQ

ME – Haslemere RoadView the map of ME zone

Aston Road, Bramshott Road, Brompton Road, Canterbury Road, Chestnut Avenue, Devonshire Avenue (between Devonshire Square and Winter Road), Empshott Road, Fernhurst Road, Frensham Road, Grayshott Road, Haslemere Road, Heyshott Road, Highland Road (north-west side between Winter Road and the church), Hunter Road (between Haslemere Road and Winter Road), Liss Road, Mafeking Road, Pepys Close, Pretoria Road, Rochester Road, St Albans Road, St Anns Road, St Augustine Road, Tower Road, Tredegar Road (between Haslemere Road and Winter Road), Winter Road* (West side between Devonshire Avenue and Highland Road)

  • Scheme operates 4.30pm to 6.30pm daily, no free parking provision
  • Permits are not valid in Haslemere Road, Highland Road and Winter Road limited waiting bays

*part of the road added from 19 April 2021

Beddow Library, Milton Road, Milton, PO4 8PR

Albert Road Post Office, 114 Albert Road, Southsea, PO4 0JS

MF – Craneswater View the map of MF zone

Alhambra Road, Bembridge Crescent, Bruce Road, Chewter Close, Craneswater Avenue, Craneswater Gate, Craneswater Park, Dorrita Close, Eastern Parade (north side between Festing Road and Spencer Road), Elizabeth Gardens, Festing Road, Granada Road, Helena Road, Mansion Road, Marion Road, Nettlecombe Avenue, Old Bridge Road, Parkstone Avenue, Salisbury Road, Spencer Road, St Helen’s Close, St Helen’s Parade (west and north sides only) and Whitwell Road

Scheme operates 11.00am to Noon and 6pm to 7pm daily, no free parking provision

Albert Road Post Office, 114 Albert Road, Southsea, PO4 0JS

Southsea Library, 19-21 Palmerston Road, Southsea, PO5 3QQ

MG - Festing Grove View the map of MG zone

Adair Road, Andover Road, Brading Avenue, Bristol Road, Burbidge Grove, Chitty Road, Collins Road, Cousins Grove, Cromwell Road, Culver Road, Eastern Parade (north side between Spencer Road and St George's Road, Eastney), Eastney Street, Exeter Road, Festing Grove, Highland Road (south side between Exeter Road and Andover Road), Highland Street, Kassassin Street, Kimberley Road, Lindley Avenue, Marine Court, Morley Road, Nettlestone Road, Owen Street, Priory Road, Selsey Avenue, St George's Road (Eastney), Tokar Street, Wainscott Road, Ward Road and Worsley Street

  • Scheme operates Noon to 1pm and 6pm to 7pm daily, no free parking provision
  • Permits are not valid in Highland Road limited waiting bays

Albert Road Post Office, 114 Albert Road, Southsea, PO4 0JS

Southsea Library, 19-21 Palmerston Road, Southsea, PO5 3QQ

MH - Westfield Road View the map of MH zone

Billing Close, Blenheim Court, Carpenter Close, Clegg Road, Devonshire Avenue* (between Winter Road and Eastney Road), Eastfield Road, Hatfield Road, Hellyer Road, Hunter Road (between Winter Road and Hatfield Road), Landguard Road, Maxwell Road, Methuen Road, Oliver Road, Prince Albert Road (between Devonshire Avenue and Highland Road), Reginald Road, Tredegar Road (between Winter Road and Hatfield Road), Westfield Road, Winter Road (east side between Devonshire Avenue and Highland Road)

*Devonshire Avenue - MH permits can be used on both sides between Winter Road and Eastney Road

  • Scheme operates 6pm to 8pm daily, no free parking provision
  • Permits are not valid in Winter Road limited waiting bays

Albert Road Post Office, 114 Albert Road, Southsea PO4 0JS

Beddow Library, Milton Road, Milton PO4 8PR

MI - Middlesex Road View the map of MI zone

Clovelly Road, Devonshire Avenue* (between Winter Road and Eastney Road), Essex Road, Evans Road, Goldsmith Avenue (south side between Winter Road and Eastney Road), Middlesex Road, Prince Albert Road (between Devonshire Avenue and Goldsmith Avenue), Suffolk Road, Teddington Road, Wimborne Road, Woodmancote Road

*Devonshire Avenue - MI permits can be used on both sides between Winter Road and Eastney Road

  • Scheme operates 5.30pm to 7.30pm daily, no free parking provision
  • Permits are not valid in Eastney Road or Winter Road limited waiting bays

Albert Road Post Office, 114 Albert Road, Southsea PO4 0JS

Beddow Library, Milton Road, Milton PO4 8PR

NA – Priorsdean AveView the map of NA zone

All properties in Priorsdean Avenue are eligible for permits.

  • Visitors and non-permit holders are entitled to one hour free parking.
Beddow Library, Milton Road, Milton, PO4 8PR