Parking in Blackburn town centre

Service information

Please refer to tariff boards/Pay & Display machines for changes/updates when parking.

It is the responsibility of the motorist to ensure that the appropriate payments are made.

Feilden Street MSCP

  • Opening times:  Monday To Saturday   0700 - 2000  excluding Bank Holidays
  • Cash only payments accepted
  • Any vehicles remaining in the car park after the closing time cannot be accessed until the next working day.
  • Overnight charges will apply.
  • We advise that you return to your vehicle no less than 15 minutes before the closing time.

Brown Street car park

  • Opening times: Monday To Sunday   0800 -  2000  excluding Bank Holidays
  • Coin & Card payments accepted

Witton Arena car parks 

  • Operating times: Monday to Sunday 0800- 2100  including Bank Holidays
  • Coin & Card payments accepted

All other car parks and on street parking

  • Operating times: Monday to Saturday   0800-1800  excluding Bank Holidays
  • Coin & card payments accepted

Free parking on Sundays in Blackburn

Parking is free on all Council owned​ car parks within Blackburn town centre on Sundays and bank holidays.

Parking excludes privately owned car parks such as The Mall shopping centre and Market St Lane.

Map of car parks in Blackburn

Parking in Blackburn Town Centre is predominately pay and display car parks and on-street bays, divided into long and short stay.

If you are using these facilities you should make sure that you have change with you to pay for your parking. The machines take coins only and do not give change.

Please park within the bays, this allows other motorists to make use of the adjacent bays.

Feilden Street multi storey car park is a 'pay-on-foot' car park situated in Blackburn Town Centre.

Contract permits for town centre long stay car parks and for Feilden Street Car Park are available for members of public, application forms for which can be found in the related links area of this page.

Please ensure that the parking ticket is correctly displayed on the front windscreen and that the ticket can be read by our officers when they look through your windscreen.

Residents' permits are available for some areas.


Please do not park over more than one bay; one bay per vehicle.


There are currently no designated areas within Blackburn with Darwen where we permit the parking of motorhomes. ​​​​​

Contact details

Mail Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Town Hall, King William Street, Blackburn, BB1 7DY
Phone Number(s) 01254 588100
Fax Number(s)  
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