The Town Hall car park has closed

The Town Hall car park (shown in red on the map) will close at midnight on Saturday 20 September, to make way for a cinema, hotel and restaurants.

This means that you will no longer be able to use the car park, but there are lots of alternatives for parking or travelling.

Alternative car pars in Darlington Town Centre - click on the map for a larger version

NumberCar parkStreet entranceNumber of spacesApproximate walking time to Market Square
1 Beaumont Street East Beaumont Street  150   3 mins
2 Beaumont Street North  Beaumont Street   121  3 mins 
3 Abbot's Yard Bondgate (exit through Skinnergate) 72 3 mins
4 Winston Street North Winston Street 27 5 mins
5 Winston Street South Winston Street 54 5 mins
6 Commercial Street  Commercial Street  276  5 mins 
7 East Street  East Street  338  5 mins 
8 Archer Street  Upper Archer Street  62  7 mins 
9 Kendrew Street East  Kendrew Street  76  8 mins 
10 Kendrew Street West  Kendrew Street  85  8 mins 
11 Park Place East  Park Place  95  8 mins 
12 Park Place West  Park Place  91  8 mins 
13 Garden Street  Garden Street  72  10 mins 
14 Chesnut Street  Chesnut Street  109  13 mins (via Lodge Street) 
15 Park Lane Park Lane 118 17 mins
16 Cornmill Car Park (Private) Priestgate 400 3 mins
17 Salt Yard (Private) Salt Yard   4 mins
18 Brunswick Street (Private) Brunswick Street   7 mins
19 Sainsbury's (Private) Victoria Road 572 7 mins
20 Duke Street (Private) Duke Street 27 8 mins
21 Russell Street - Halfords (Private) Russell Street 122 9 mins

More information about Town Centre car parks

  • there will be limited Shopmobility and disabled parking at Darlington Town Hall and Beaumont Street East car park
  • most Council car parks are open Monday - Sunday all day and charges apply 8am-6pm.
  • tariff information is displayed within each car park
    • most Council short stay car parks cost £1 per hour
    • most Council long stay car parks cost £1 per hour up to £4 all day
    • all Council car parks cost £1 all day Sunday

Buy 2 hours get a 3rd free offer.

From Friday 14 November the council has re-introduced the buy 2 hours get a 3rd hour free offer on all council car parks which are charged by the hour. This offer DOES not extend to On Street parking.

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 Darlington is easily accessible by bus, train, foot and bike. If you would like to swap your car for an alternative mode of  transport, Local Motion can help. Visit or call 0800 4589810 for more information.