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Information about parking near Arndale Shopping Centre
Manchester Arndale shopping centre is a famous attraction in the heart of Manchester. It has recently gone through an overhaul since its set up in the 1970s. There are various high street shops, food courts and indoor markets. As one of the largest shopping centres in the United Kingdom, it receives over 40 million visitors a year.
Manchester Arndale offers good connections to Market Street, Shude Hill and Piccadilly Gardens Metrolink. These services serve the Old Trafford, Etihad Stadium and Piccadilly Railway Station. It is a very busy place in Manchester, so it’s advisable to book advanced parking near Arndale to find cheaper spaces before any visit.
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Some additional information about parking in arndale shopping centre, to cater to all your parking needs
The Pay and Display Zone provide on-street parking, Monday through Sunday from 8 am to 8 pm in all areas. In Zone 4, the same rules apply except Saturday and Sunday. However, if you leave your car unattended during the night, you may get fined, or if you do not pay the parking fee after 8 am.
Most Arndale car parks in Manchester are expensive, which is not desirable for commuters or those wishing to travel into the city regularly. It can usually be difficult to find a parking space in this busy area of Manchester, because of the Controlled Parking Zone which operates from Monday to Sunday from 8 am to 8 pm. However, in some parking, lots near Arndale, affordable parking is readily available.
The Manchester Arndale shopping centre stretches over a large area and offers many options for parks and bike paths, including trains and buses.
Drivers with blue badges can park longer and usually for free. Although many parking lots in the street of the Arndale Shopping Centre offer spaces for the handicapped, these places are limited, and all the car parks are different, so check the signs before parking.
A Blue Badge will also allow you to park on any on-street parking bay and with no maximum stay for free. This will also apply to resident parking permit areas.
You can park for three hours on both single and double yellow lines unless they prohibit loading or unloading.
- A single yellow line where can only park a few hours. Remember to check the signs before parking You can only park on the pay and display for 10 hours You cannot park on the double yellow line.
Parking restrictions are mainly on bus routes and highways to keep busy traffic moving during the busiest hours and to provide parking around the shopping area.
On public holidays and Sundays, payment on the street in the central car park and at the pay and display area is free. Most of Arndale’s night parking spots are open 24 hours a day, each day of the week.
Motorists can use free pick-up and drop-off areas to catch a bus to Arndale Shopping Centre. You can use route explorers if you wish to make bus journeys, or to identify drop-off and pick-up areas.
Manchester Arndale is within walking distance from many attractions. The National Football Museum, Manchester Cathedral, Manchester Arena and the Manchester Museum of Art are some attractions near Arndale shopping centre.