We are aware of an issue for those using the Safari browser to view our website, which affects some of the online forms. If you are using Safari to access one of our online forms and see an error message, we recommend using another browser such as Chrome. Our contractor is working on a solution to the issue. Apologies for any inconvenience.
See the latest news and get more information regarding coronavirus (Covid-19). Find out more about the help for affected businesses, charities and individuals. There is also advice if you are reopening your business and shopping safely. Please use our online forms, webchat, app and phone number to contact us. Our offices remain closed to the public.
Parking charges and ways to pay for parking
Most of our car parks where charges apply are pay and display but we are moving towards a cashless option called MiPermit.
If you want to use a ticket machine, find a parking space, pay the relevant fee and display the ticket clearly within your vehicle.
Service changes due to the coronavirus outbreak
To help protect our staff from infection from the coronavirus on coins and money, we have taken the decision to only accept card payments on our car parking machines. Customers are also encouraged to use the MiPermit app.
Using the MiPermit app
If you want to use the cashless MiPermit system, find a parking space and use the MiPermit app - downloadable from the Google Play and Apple stores - to buy your digital 'ticket'. To buy a parking session, you will need to enter a specific code for that car park. These codes can be found below and on signage in the car parks.
Please note, you will not actually receive a paper ticket to display in your vehicle. Instead, the details will be registered on the MiPermit system which is used by our enforcement team.
Cashless parking (MiPermit)
You can now pay for parking in many of our car parks using the MiPermit app.
Follow the instructions on the payment machines for the details or go to the MiPermit website
You will not be issued with paper tickets for your stay using the MiPermit app. The payment will be automatically updated in our car parking systems and if an enforcement officer does check your vehicle, the system will be updated with your vehicle details and the payment.
You can use the MiPermit app to add more time to your parking at any point.
|Code||Car park name||No of spaces||Vehicles||Postcode||Area|
|712220||Otley Road||87||Cars||CA12 5LE||Keswick|
|712221||Bell Close||121||Cars||CA12 5JY||Keswick|
|712201||Central Station||303||Cars||CA14 3BU||Workington|
|712202||Brow Top||157||Cars||CA14 3AB||Workington|
|712231||Brow Top Annex||98||Cars||CA14 3AB||Workington|
|712203||Elizabeth Street||15||Cars||CA14 4BU||Workington|
|712204||Allerdale House||169||Cars||CA14 3YJ||Workington|
|712205||Udale Street||35||Cars||CA14 3AN||Workington|
|712206||Ladies Walk||30||Cars||CA14 3BA||Workington|
|712214||Water Street||203||Cars||CA7 9AA||Wigton|
|712225||Memorial Gardens (aka Wakefield Road)||115||Cars||CA13 0HR||Cockermouth|
|712226||Sullart Street||62||Cars||CA13 0DY||Cockermouth|
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.
If you use our car parks regularly you can buy a parking permit to save you money.
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. Arrive before 9am and it is just £2.50 all day.
Penalty Charge Notices
If you feel you have received a penalty change notice (parking fine) incorrectly, you can appeal against it.
Sign up for the latest news and updates