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Fore Street car park

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Fore Street car park will be fully closed from Friday 18th May to Thursday 7th June to allow surface improvement work to be carried out.

Fore Street is a short stay surface Pay & Display car park. The maximum stay allowed is 4 hours.

It is open 24 hours a day.

Fore Street has 30 marked bays, including two disabled badge bays.

The car park has a weight limit of 3.5 tonnes GVW.

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Fore Street Car Park tariffs

Length of stayTariff
Up to 30 mins£0.50
Up to 1 hour£0.90
Up to 2 hours£1.80
Up to 3 hours£2.70
Up to 4 hours£3.60
Maximum stay 4 hours
Entry after 14:00£2 for remainder of day (Mon-Fri only)
Entry after 20.00No charge

Blue Badge holders may park for up to 3 hours free of charge if they are parked in a designated bay. Normal charges apply in other bays.

Season Tickets are available for this car park for specified residents of Fore Street – please click here for an application form.

Payment Options

Cash payments are accepted at pay machines.

Fore Street Season Tickets

We offer a Season Ticket in Fore Street Car Park however these are only on offer to residents at certain specified addresses.  Residents at the following addresses may apply:

  • Angel Lane – all properties
  • Dedham Place – all properties
  • Fore Street (odds) – 13 to 107 (includes Minerva Court)
  • Fore Street (evens) – 14 to 80a and 84 to 92
  • Grimwade Street (odds) - none
  • Grimwade Street (evens) – 66 to 68
  • Lower Orwell Street (odds) – 13 to 15
  • Lower Orwell Street (evens) – none
  • St. Clement’s Church Lane – all properties
  • Star Lane (odds) – none
  • Star Lane (evens) – 118 to 120 (Sir Thomas Slade Court)

Note: Salthouse Harbour Hotel is NOT in the zone.

No other addresses qualify for a permit. 

Season ticket durationTariff
12 months (valid 18:00-08:00 Mon-Fri, all day Sat, Sun and Bank Holidays) £220

Contact Details

Ipswich Parking Services,
PO Box 668,

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01473 432840

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01473 432843