There are two multi-storey and five surface car parks in Hertford. These provide a total of 987 spaces.

East Herts District Council have recently introduced a new tariff that allows the first half hour of parking free of charge, and a flat fee of £1 for parking between 4pm and 6:30pm.

Between 7:30am and 4:00pm charges are 80p for an hour following the initial 30 minute free period, £2.00 for three hours and £3.60 for 5 hours.
Long stay charges are £3.60 for 5 hours or £4.40 all day.

Parking after 6:30pm and on Sundays is free.

On street parking is available for up to 30 minutes in Fore Street and Bull Plain.

Tesco has parking for 283 cars for up to 2 hours. M&S Food also has a small pay-and-display car park for customers.

Car Parks

Town centre local authority car parks, details and RingGo location codes.

You can top-up your parking by calling RingGo and entering the parking location code.

Call 020 3046 0010
or use the RingGo apps for iPhone and Android
Gascoyne Way
340 spaces
short and long stay
Electric charge points
St.Andrew Street103 spaces
short stay
London Road77 spaces
long stay
Hartham Common120 spaces
short and long stay
Hartham Lane86 spaces
short and long stay

There are also store car parks at Tesco in Ware Road (free), Sainsbury's in Hartham Lane (free if you shop) and at Bircherley Green shopping centre (short stay charges the same as local authority car parks).

Payment Methods

Council controlled car parks offer a pay-and-display method of parking, or a cashless pay-on-exit system. You can also use Ring-Go to pay for parking.

Controlled Parking Zones (CPZ)

There are three Controlled Parking Zones or Residents Parking Schemes, on Folly Island (H1), Chambers Street (H2) and the Hertford East Area (H3). Hours of operation are 8am-6pm Monday to Saturday.

Other residential streets also have parking restrictions during certain hours.