How PayByPhone works

PayByPhone is a convenient way to pay for parking by credit or debit card.

You can pay:

  • by app
  • online
  • by phone 

You can use PayByPhone wherever you see the signs in the borough and all over the UK.


Parking Tariffs

Tariff zone areas Electric vehicle Petrol/ Hybrid/ Emissions unknown Diesel / *
Basic £1.10 £1.50 £1.70
Low £2.10 £2.90 £3.30
Medium £3.10 £4.10 £4.80
High £4.10 £5.60 £6.40

*this tariff applies in the event of a pay-and-display machine reinstatement

Alternatively, view the Parking tariff zones outlined in our map:

Transaction costs per session

The Paybyphone system costs three pence per session to use on top of the parking tariff, and also to extend it.

Optional text messages are available at an additional cost:

  • ten pence for a booking confirmation
  • four pence for a reminder that the session is about to finish

How to register

It's quick and easy to register online. You will need your:

  • vehicle details
  • credit or debit card details

Register for PayByPhone.

Paying to park

The easiest way to pay is via the PayByPhone app.

If you don’t have a smartphone, you can also by pay by:

If you don't have a phone, you can pay at a local Paypoint store.

Find out more


Last updated: 31 March 2022