Fore Street car park

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Car park location

Star Lane,

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About this car park

Short stay, pay & display surface car park with 30 spaces, including:

  • 2 blue badge bays
  • 2 motorcycle bays

Open 24 hours a day, maximum stay 5 hours.

There is a weight limit of 3.5 tonnes GVW.

Price to pay

Up to 30 mins£0.50
Up to 1 hour£1.00
Up to 2 hours£2.00
Up to 3 hours£3.00
Up to 4 hours£4.00
Up to 5 hours£4.50
Arrive after 14:00   £2.00 for remainder of day (Mon-Fri only)
Arrive after 20.00FREE

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.

Payment Options

Contactless, card, MiPermit mobile app and cash payments accepted. 

By swapping coins for clicks with MiPermit, customers will be able to park quicker and easier as well as update their tickets on the go.

What is MiPermit?

MiPermit is a cashless parking system which is already used by over 2 million customers. For more information visit or download the MiPermit app.

Fore Street Season Tickets

We offer a Season Ticket in Fore Street Car Park however these are only on offer to residents at following addresses:

  • 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 ticketPrice

Evening & Weekend annual (6pm - 8am Mon - Fri & all day weekend & bank holidays) 

£248 per year

Apply for an annual season ticket

Contact Details

Ipswich Borough Council,
Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,

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01473 432000