The Howard Centre has a secure multi-storey parking facility provided over 4 split levels which is located at the southern end of the centre which can hold up to 725 vehicles.  Entry to the car park is from 4am until 8pm Monday to Saturday and from 6am until 8pm on Sundays. Exit from the car park Monday to Sunday anytime except between 2am and 4am.

Lifts are available from all car park levels to the mall. Our security control room is manned 24 hours a day and a CCTV camera system is in operation on the mall and in the car park.

Accessible Parking

Our designated disabled parking spaces are located on Level 1 of The Howard Centre Car Park, conveniently located close to our First Floor Centre Entrance. These can be found by following the blue painted floor lane.

There are several parent and child car parking spaces on levels 3, 5, and 7 in the car park adjacent to the pay stations, which are located on Levels 1 and 0.

Help points
Located on level 7, 5 and 3 and all pay stations and barrier points.

The  car park charges are as listed below:-

Cash and card payments (excludes American Express)

0 – 1 hours£1.00
1-2 hours£2.00
2-3 hours£3.00
3-4 hours£4.00
Over 5 hours£6.00
Lost tickets£6.00
Sundays & Bank holidays£1.00 Per Visit

Bank Holidays £1.00 (please note you will still need to take a ticket and get it validated at the paystation before leaving the car park).

Tickets must be validated at one of our car park pay machines. You can find these by the lifts, opposite The Entertainer on the First Floor, and near Boots on the Ground Floor.

Please note: The access ramp to the car park will not accept heights over 6ft 6 ins (2 metres).

Park Mark
The Howard Centre is a Park Mark™ Safer Parking Award Holders. Using a car park which is a Park Mark™ Safer Parking Award Holder means that the area has been vetted by the Police and has measures in place in order to create a safe environment.