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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 541 spaces, including:

  • 28 electric vehicle charging points (Ground Floor, Level 2, Level 4)
  • 28 blue badge holder bays
  • 16 motorcycle bays


  • Monday - Saturday: 8am - 11:30pm
  • Sunday: 8am - 8pm
  • Bank holiday: 8am - 8pm
  • 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 when arriving before 2pm.

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£2.00
Up to 3 hours£3.00
Up to 4 hours£4.00
Up to 5 hours£5.00
Arrive after 2pm    £2.00 for remainder of day (Mon-Fri)
Arrive after 8pm£1
Sunday offerUp to 3 hours of FREE parking (23 June - 29 September)

Electric vehicle charging is free but normal tariffs apply. 

Motorcyclists can park for free for up to 5 hours (8am - 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.

*There is a £25 overstay charge for exceeding the 5 hour maximum stay when arriving between 8am - 2pm.

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