Leicester’s Park and Ride service will cease operation from 7pm on Friday 27 March until further notice, in response to the current coronavirus restrictions.
If you live quite a way out of Leicester and would like to park your car at a Park and Ride site and cycle the rest of the way into town, the Park and Cycle scheme makes this possible. Following a successful trial, the scheme has been made permanent. It is only open to people who have pre-registered with Leicestershire County Council via a park and cycle application form or by calling the Helpline 0116 305 0002. From Monday 4th September 2017, scheme users will be charged £50 per year for an annual permit. This equates to less than £1 per week to park on site.
The scheme operates at all three Park and Ride sites; Meynell’s Gorse, Enderby and Birstall.
The Park and Cycle scheme is only available to those who work within a two mile radius of the Clock Tower – unfortunately you may not use this scheme if you work at Grove Park, Fosse Park or the Police Headquarters. If you work at one of these locations, please ask your employer about the Enderby Employers Parking Scheme.
After registering, you will receive a Dashboard Display Card (which must be displayed in your vehicle at all times when parked at the Park & Ride site) and an exit barrier pass if you have applied to use the Birstall or Enderby sites.
If you wish to be able to use more than one site, please indicate this on the application form.
Note that there is a height restriction barrier at each site which will affect you if you carry your cycle on top of your vehicle (Meynell’s Gorse 2.10m, Enderby 2.05m, Birstall 2.05m). Please also note that trailers are not permitted on site either. See Terms and Conditions which are detailed in the park and cycle application form.
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