On street parking and disc zones
What is disc zone parking?
The Disc Parking Scheme in operation throughout Cumbria, gives drivers the opportunity to locate a short-stay, parking space close to shops and the town centre facilities, while encouraging the rapid turnover of available parking spaces.
Disc Zones offer free, time-limited on-street parking Eden.
What to do when parking in a disc zone:
- Display the disc clearly on the vehicle windscreen showing the correct time of arrival.
- Check the disc zones signs - times allowed vary: 30 minutes, 1, 2 or 3 hours.
- Ensure you return within the time limit to avoid receiving a Penalty Charge Notice.
Where can I get a parking disc from?
Clock discs can be obtained free of charge from shops in the town centre, displaying a parking poster. Alternatively discs can be posted to you, prior to your visit, from the Penrith Tourist Information Centre telephone: 01768 867466 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parking disc zones affected by market days
Penrith: Every Tuesday
The disc zone in Great Dockray becomes a market site and general parking is not permitted from 8am to 6pm.
Appleby: Every Saturday
The disc zone in Boroughgate (between the Low Cross and the Moot Hall) also becomes a market site and general parking will not be available from 8am to 6pm.