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Government's £150 rebate scheme

We have started providing the £150 council tax energy cost rebate to eligible households across Allerdale. Find out more about the rebate scheme.

Parking charges and ways to pay for parking

Most of our car parks where charges apply are pay and display but we encourage you to use the MiPermit app.

If you want to use a ticket machine, find a parking space, pay the relevant fee and display the ticket clearly within your vehicle.

Using the MiPermit app

The easist way to pay for parking in many of our car parks is by using the MiPermit app.

The MiPermit app, can be downloaded from the Apple or Google Play stores.

Find out more about the MiPermit app

Other ways to pay for parking in our car parks

Our multi-storey car park in Workington

This is pay on exit. Just take a ticket at the barrier, and pay at the machines before you return to your car.

Paying by cash and card

Our machines only take card payments due to the risk from coronavirus.

Parking permits

If you use our car parks regularly you can buy a parking permit to save you money.

Parking for Blue Badge holders

Blue badge holders can park for 3 hours free on our long stay car parks providing you display a valid blue badge and their time of arrival clearly in their front windscreen.

If you want to park for longer you can either return to the car park and purchase a ticket to cover their stay or use Mi Permit (download the app from your app store) to purchase a pay and stay to start once your three hours has ended.

If you are using short stay car parks they may only park for the maximum time allowed, again they must display a valid badge and their time of arrival. Check the maximum time at the specific car park as this may be different for each one. There are boards in each car park outlining this clearly.

Charges in our car parks

Find out our fees and charges for our car parks in our fees and charges document.

We provide a special 'early bird' offer at our multi-storey car park in Workington. If you arrive before 9am and leave after 4pm it is just just £2.60 all day. The multi-storey car park is open from 8am to 6:30pm.

Penalty Charge Notices

If you feel you have received a penalty change notice (parking fine) incorrectly, you can appeal against it.