Car parks

On-street car parking

On-street pay-and-display car parking is currently only available in Grays.

Grays town centre is a controlled parking zone that has both on-street pay-and-display parking and off-street car parks. All on-street pay-and-display parking is short stay, with the exception of Thames Road and the access road to the yacht club near Grays Beach.

On-street car parking charges

Charges for quick stop, maximum 1 hour, are:

  • 70p – for up to 30 minutes
  • 90p – for up to 45 minutes
  • £1.40 – for up to 1 hour

Charges for short stay, maximum 4 hours, are:

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

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

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

All pay-and-display parking machines only accept payment by debit card or credit card – following a series of break-ins, the machines no longer accept or contain cash.

Charges and instructions are displayed with all pay-and-display machines. A phone number will be displayed if there's a problem with the machine.

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