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Information about parking near Edgbaston
Edgbaston cricket ground is in Southwest Birmingham around a 10 minute drive from the city centre by following either the A38 or A441.
Parking near to Edgbaston cricket ground on event days can be somewhat challenging. On-street parking is largely reserved for resident permit holders and off-street car parks have very limited availability for a 25,000 capacity stadium. Travelling at least part of your journey on foot or by using public transport is recommended.
JustPark provides information on plenty of parking options near Edgbaston, many of which are reservable – including spaces on-street and off-street, from driveways to car parks.
The streets surrounding the cricket ground are largely permit restricted on major event days but parking restrictions can vary – International Test matches for example are a likely cause for more stringent policing. Generally, on event days, the majority of on-street parking for a sizeable area around the stadium is reserved solely for resident permit holders. Parking on non-event days is in turn, largely unrestricted.
You can use the JustPark parking map to find information on available on-street parking spaces near Edgbaston cricket ground.
There is parking available when visiting Edgbaston cricket ground on event days but there are very limited spaces that you will have to pre-book well in advance. However, they do recommend that visitors arrive to the stadium via public transport or park further afield.
An off-street option reasonably nearby is at Cannon Hill Park just south of the cricket ground. Cannon Hill Park has no less than 4 car parks which can provide perfect access to the ground. These council-operated locations are generally open from 7am-11:30am and parking charges apply as standard for the duration. The two largest of these are accessible from Pershore Road. Please note that any nearby off-street car parks – including those above – may be subject to special event day restrictions regardless. Edgbaston cricket ground has used the Cannon Hill Park car parks, amongst others, to provide spaces on particularly popular event days such as The Ashes. Always check the event schedule and event-specific parking arrangements.
JustPark offers a range of reservable off-street spaces near Edgbaston – in both council-run and commercially-run car parks. You can browse these options and book a guaranteed space via our website or app.
Location Operator Price Max Stay Duchess Road car park Birmingham City Council £0.50 / hour Horsefair Mscp National Car Parks £5.50 / day Broadway Plaza Birmingham City Council £1.50 / hour Birmingham Central Car park Birmingham City Council £6.00 / day Thorp Street Birmingham City Council £2.00 / 30 minutes 2 hours
There aren’t any train stations in the immediate vicinity to Edgbaston cricket ground with the nearest station, Five Ways, being around a 30 minute walk away. If that doesn’t bother you then perhaps more helpfully, Birmingham’s principal train station, Birmingham New Street, is only around 5 minutes more walking and provides expansive services to and from all over the country.
Alternatively, from there you could always hop on the number 45 or 47 bus which runs from the city centre and will take you to within 2 minutes walk away on Pershore Road.
Disabled drivers displaying their Blue Badge can park in the Cannon Hill Park car parks free of charge and for an unlimited amount of time.
Blue Badge holders may park for up to 3 hours on single or double yellow lines provided they are not obstructing traffic or bus routes.
You can filter when searching on JustPark to show all our parking spaces with disabled access around Edgbaston (select this option by clicking ‘Filters’ on the search results page).
Parking restrictions around Edgbaston cricket ground generally only really apply on event days. However, due to the stadium’s location in a residential area, on these days, restrictions become particularly stringent. Off-street car parks nearby are sometimes restricted for pre-booking only depending on the scale of the event taking place. On-street parking is almost solely restricted to resident permit holders only and police will often enforce road closures to enable pedestrians to access the ground en masse. Parking a little further afield or travelling at least some part of your journey by public transport is recommended.
On the JustPark map, we’ll only show you parking spaces which you’re allowed to use at the times you search for.
Parking around Edgbaston is largely unrestricted on all days with only the exception of event days.
Overnight off-street parking is not available in the Cannon Hill Park car parks and you may have to utilise one of the city centre off-street car parks for this purpose.
Enter your dates and times on our search results page to see what’s available overnight.
Edgbaston cricket ground is the home of Warwickshire County Cricket Club and is one of the most used venues for International Test matches in the UK. It sits in the leafy, affluent suburb of Edgbaston on the River Rea providing a magnificent backdrop to the obvious drama that first class cricket can bring. Nearby, you can enjoy the beautiful Cannon Hill Park just down the road and gaze over its boating lake as you take a city break.
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