Car parks

Car parks in Grays

There are a number of places to park in Grays. The town centre is a controlled parking zone that consists of off-street and on-street pay-and-display parking, and resident parking permits.

We have car parks in Grays town centre that are all pay-and-display where a ticket must be purchased on arrival for the required amount of time.

Pay-and-display car park machines cannot accept 5p, 2p or 1p coins.

Car parks are in the following locations are open 24 hours a day.

Off-street short stay

  • Darnley Road - 30 spaces

Off-street short stay parking charges are:

  • for up to 1 hour = 70p
  • for up to 2 hours = £1.30
  • for up to 4 hours = £2.10

Off-street long stay

  • Cromwell Road - 60 spaces
  • Crown Road - 96 spaces
  • Argent Street - 42 spaces
  • Grays Beach - 48 spaces

Off-street long stay parking charges, except Grays Beach, are:

  • for up to 1 hour = 70p
  • for up to 2 hours = £1.30
  • for up to 4 hours = £2.10
  • for up to 6 hours = £3.70
  • for over 6 hours = £5.80

Off-street long stay parking charges at Grays Beach are:

  • for up to 2 hours = 70p
  • for over 2 hours = £3.20

On-street car parking

All on-street pay-and-display parking in Grays town centre is short stay with the exception of Thames Road and the access road to the yacht club near Grays Beach.

Charges for on-street quick stop, maximum 1 hour, are:

  • for up to 30 mins = 70p
  • for up to 45 mins = 90p
  • for up to 1 hour = £1.40

Charges for on-street short stay, maximum 4 hours, are:

  • for up to 1 hour = 70p
  • for up to 2 hours = £1.40
  • for up to 4 hours = £2.30

Charges for on-street long stay, at Thames Road and the access road to the yacht club near Grays Beach:

  • for up to 1 hour = 70p
  • for up to 2 hours = £1.20
  • for over 2 hours = £3.20

It is the driver's responsibility to make sure they have the right amount of money as the machines give no change and no time is allowed to obtain change. Charges and instructions are displayed at all machine locations along with telephone numbers for use if problems arise with the pay-and-display machines.

Other car parks in Grays town centre

There are 2 privately owned car parks within Grays town centre:

Car park Spaces Details
Multi storey car park 700 times and charges can be found on the Grays shopping centre website
Morrisons supermarket 540 up to 3 hours = £1.00, the parking fee is refunded dependent on the amount spent in store
Grays rail station 168 times and charges can be found on the NCP Grays station website