Parking fees set to rise across council's off-road car parks in Leamington, Warwick and Kenilworth

The Covent Garden car park in Leamington
The Covent Garden car park in Leamington

Fees for parking at off street car parks in Leamington, Warwick and Kenilworth for more than four hours are set to rise.

The cost of staying at any of Warwick District Council's in Leamington and Warwick for more than four hours in a day are set to go up from £4.50 to £5.

This is with the exception of the Covent Garden multi-storey car park in Leamington where the cost of staying for more than four hours will go up from £3 to £3.50.

Covent Garden's pay on foot barrier system will soon be removed and replaced with pay and display machines.

Overnight parking fees at the council's car parks across Leamington, Warwick and Kenilworth will also increase from £1 to £1.50 except at the Hampton Road and Vittle Drive car parks in Warwick and the Old Town car parks in Leamington which will remain at £1.

The price of season tickets will go up by three per cent in Leamington car parks excluding those in Old Town

Myton Fields, in Warwick, will be added to the St Nicholas Park season ticket.

Season tickets for Warwick car parks will cost three per cent more except at those branded as 'park and stride' car parks.

These newly branded car parks will include the car parks in Hampton Road, Bread and Meat Close and Vittle Drive - which will now be specifically named since there is no longer an 'Area 1' for St Marys Lands.

In Kenilworth the fees for parking up to four hours will increase as follows: from 30p to 40p for 30 minutes, from 60p to 80p for an hour, from £1.20 to £1.50 for two hours, from £1.80 to £2 for three hours and from £2.40 to £2.50 for four hours.

Parking for more than four hours in Kenilworth will rise in cost from £4 to £4.50 and season tickets will cost three per cent more.

More spaces will added around Abbey Fields Leisure Centre "to allow control of the use if disabled parking spaces and reduce the amount of non-authorised vehicles entering the park, which will improve safety for park users".

Also, the council has said "the addition of Castle Farm car park into the parking order to allow for a gate to be added in the future to effectively close the car park when the sports centre is closed".

To check the current fees at the district council's car parks click here.