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Information about parking near Winchester Station
Winchester is a city within the county of Hampshire, England. It is known best for being rich in history, having been around since ancient times. The cathedral in Winchester is actually one of the oldest and largest in all of Europe. The city is also known for the country’s oldest public school.
Winchester station is the major railway station in the city. It only has two platforms, but is actually served by many major railway lines and is a high volume station, bringing commuters, residents and tourists every day.
Some additional information about parking in winchester station, to cater to all your parking needs
Though it is more common to park in car parks in Winchester, there are also certain areas where street parking is permitted and possible. For most areas in Winchester, one hour is the maximum time allowed (except for two areas where two-hour parking is permitted). Winchester station is an area with limited on street parking allowances as it is a high traffic area due to the coming and going of cars, people and public transportation.
You can pay to park at Winchester station for short periods or pay to leave your car at the station while you are away. This car park is not always monitored and is often reserved, namely for those using the railway station.
There are public car parks nearby which are privately owned and operated, and that can be less expensive than paying to park at the railway station.
If you are taking a train to or from Winchester, and looking to avoid parking, you can take a bus or taxi to and from Winchester station. There is also no need for a car in Winchester, as there are lots of buses and public transport options which allow you to get around the city.
The station itself offers ample parking spaces reserved for those with Blue Badges, who are individuals with disabilities. The intention is to allow those with disabilities to park closer to the station and to give extra space to allow them full access and accessibility.
There are many restricted spaces around Winchester station which are restricted in terms of when you are allowed to park, or how long, as well as areas that do not permit stopping or parking at all. There are many no stop zones and restricted spots as it is a high traffic area requiring the movement of many pedestrians, cars, busses, bikes so parking is highly regulated.
Bank holidays have different parking rules and restrictions. Around Winchester station and the parking at the station itself have different rules on bank holidays with reduced fees and unrestricted hours. There are,however, still restrictions at the station in terms of where you can and cannot park.
If you need to do drop-off or pick-up passengers at a shop, business or any local attraction, look for areas which allow stopping and waiting or for spots that permit short term parking.