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Car parking in Swale

We have 44 car parks throughout Swale, 27 Pay and Display and 17 free of charge car parks.

Pay and Display
Free of charge
Faversham 4
Sittingbourne 12
Sheerness 11
Total 27

All car parks are enforced daily between the operational hours of 8:00am - 6:00pm

Short Stay car parks have a maximum waiting time of 4 hours.

Season Tickets are available for long stay car parks. Please call Customer Services on 01795 417385 to make an application.

Cashless parking

Swale Borough Council will be offering cashless parking from its new supplier, RingGo, from Saturday 9th September 2017.

All Swale car parks will have the facility to pay for parking via The RingGo smartphone app or by phone; this:

Additional services such as text reminders are an opt in or opt out service. Optional services on the phone or app may include additional charges.

Civil Enforcement Officers receive live payment information for more accurate enforcement; however, pay units will remain in place for customers unable to use RingGo.

For more information including help and FAQ, visit the RingGo website

The RingGo app is available for download on both Apple and Android devices.

Coach and caravan parking in Swale

Coaches may drop off passengers at Lesley Smith drive, adjacent to Central Car Park, in Faversham.

Long stay coach parking is available at Macknade Fine Foods in Selling Road and at Central car park with an additional 2x designated bays.

There are no facilities for parking caravans / motorhomes / campervans in any of our car parks or on-street parking bays.

Sleeping in a vehicle overnight is not allowed. Visit the Camping and Caravanning club UK website to find a nearby campsite.

Disabled bays

Disabled Blue Badge holders can park in any disabled bay, or should there be none available, any of the other bays free of charge for up to 8 hours. A valid blue badge must be clearly displayed at all times.

Motorcycle bays

A total of 12 motorcycle bays are available in Swale. Parking is free of charge for up to four hours. Excess motorcycles may also park in an ordinary bay but will have to pay and display a valid ticket.

Electric-car charging points

Free electric car charging points are now available at The Swallows and Swale House car parks, though you must buy a parking ticket covering the duration of the stay.

View our car parks in Swale

Car parks - Faversham

View the Council car parks in Faversham.

Car parks - Sheppey

View the Council car parks in Sheppey.

Car parks - Sittingbourne

View the Council car parks in Sittingbourne.
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