Visitor parking

During controlled parking hours all visitors must park in pay and display bays or in off-street car parks. There are no uncontrolled areas in the borough and we do not issue visitor vouchers.

Outside of controlled parking hours anyone can park in any resident permit bay, pay and display bay or on single yellow lines for free.

Please check the signs carefully, operational times for residents' bays differ across the borough.

Pay and display parking

Pay and display charges and maximum stay periods vary across the borough:

To park in a pay and display bays during controlled hours you will need to purchase a ticket from a nearby machine and display it on the dashboard of your car. Our machines only accept cash - 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2 coins. 

Pay and display parking is free on Sundays, bank holidays, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

Town Hall car park

The car park under Kensington Town Hall  in Hornton Street has 450 parking spaces and is ideally situated for the shops on Kensington High Street.

Season tickets are available and resident permit holders can park for longer periods at a discounted rate. See the Town Hall car park page for tariffs and opening hours.