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

The charges below apply from 1 September 2018.

Charges for 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 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 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

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.