Crown Street car park

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Crown car park in Ipswich

Car park location

Claude Street,

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About this car park

Car park typeShort stay
Pay on foot
   -Blue Badge Bay(s)28

   -Electric vehicle (EV) charging bay(s)


   -Motorcycle bay(s)

Maximum stay5 hours
Covered bicycle parking✓ 
Vehicle weight limit3.5 tonnes GVW
Vehicle height limit2.2 metres
  • This car park is locked overnight with no access.
  • EV charging bays are located on Ground Level, Level 2 and Level 4. More information on ev parking. 
  • The maximum stay is 5 hours if arriving before 2pm Monday to Friday or any time on Saturdays and Sundays. If arriving after 2pm Monday to Friday, then the maximum stay is until 8am the next day.
  • Crown Car Park closes at 6:30pm Monday - Thursday. This means that no vehicles can enter after this time, but vehicles parked before 6:30pm can still exit the car park, provided they are parked on the exterior surface not within the multi-storey area. Please note that tariff hours still apply.

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Opening and tariff hours

DayOpening hoursTariff hours
Monday - Thursday8:00am - 6:30pm*8:00am - 11:30pm
Friday - Saturday8:00am - 11:30pm8:00am - 11:30pm
Sunday8:30am - 6:30pm8:30am - 11:30pm
Bank Holidays8:30am - 6:00pm8:30am - 11:30pm

*For ITFC weekday evening home matches, Crown Car Park will remain open until 22:30 for the 2023/24 season. 

Parking tariff

Up to 1 hour£1.50
Up to 2 hours£3.00
Up to 3 hours£4.50
Up to 4 hours£6.00
Up to 5 hours£7.50
Entry after 2pm for 2hrs+£2.50 (Mon - Fri)
Lost ticket fee£15
Maximum stay exceeded fee£25.00
Electric vehicle - charging only    FREE       

  • Electric vehicle charging is free but normal parking tariffs apply.
  • Motorcycle bays can be accessed via Claude Street, not the main car park entrance.
  • Blue badge holders can park for free for up to 3 hours if they are in a designated bay. Normal charges apply in other bays. A ticket must be obtained upon entry and 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 in your vehicle on your dashboard.

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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