Crown Street car park

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Crown car park

Car park location

Claude Street,

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About this car park

Short stay, pay-on-foot car park with 536 spaces, including:

  • 27 electric vehicle charging points (Ground Floor, Level 2, Level 4)
  • 28 blue badge holder bays
  • 16 motorcycle bays (uncovered - access from Claude Street)

Opening times

  • Monday - Thursday: 8am - 6:30pm 
  • Friday - Saturday: 8am - 11:30pm
  • Sunday: 8:30am - 6pm
  • Ipswich Town midweek matchdays: 8am – 10.30pm
  • Bank Holidays: 8.30am – 6pm

The car park is locked overnight with no access

If you arrive in the car park before 2pm the maximum stay is 5 hours.  If you park after 2pm there is no restriction. There is a £25 overstay charge for exceeding the 5 hour maximum stay.

There is a weight limit of 3.5 tonnes GVW and a height limit of 2.2 metres.

Price to pay

Up to 1 hour£1.00
Up to 2 hours£2.30
Up to 3 hours£3.60
Up to 4 hours£4.90
Up to 5 hours£6.20
Entry after 2pm for 2hrs+   £2.00 for 2hrs + (Mon-Fri) PLUS Saturdays when ITFC play at home
Entry after 8pm£1.00 (Fri and Sat only)
Electric Vehicle charging

FREE (normal tariff applies)

Lost ticket fee£15

Motorcyclists can park for free for up to 5 hours when arriving before 2pm, if they are parked in a designated bay.

Blue badge holders can park for free for up to three hours, if they are parked in a designated bay. A ticket must be obtained upon entry and then validated by a member of staff before returning to your car and driving out of the car park. To alert a member of staff that you need a ticket validated, please press the assistance button on one of the payment machines. You must clearly display your Blue Badge. Normal tariffs apply in other bays.

Payment Options

Contactless, card and cash payments accepted.

Park Mark®

Crown car park has safer parking status.

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Contact Details

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

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01473 432000