Car Park

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Location map of car parking at Park Hill. P1 - Secure Car Park, P2 - South Street off-street parking spaces, P3 - Public Car Park, P4 - Pat Midgley Lane off-street parking spaces, P5 - Phase 2 Courtyard Car Park, P6 - Béton House parking spaces, P7 - South Street off-street parking spaces

Secure Car Park

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Image 1 Service yard fob reader

Secure car parking (gated access) is located in the service yard and can be accessed from South Street. This is enforced by Simple Intelligent Parking (SIP) Ltd and is designated location #806812.[1]

Accessing the car park

Use of the fob to access the car park

  • Drive slowly towards the gate
  • Present your fob to the fob reader (Image 1)
  • The gate will open to allow access

Exiting the car park

The car park operates on a one way (clockwise) system. To exit the car park

  • drive slowly towards the gate this will open automatically.

If the car park gate fails to open

Contact the Management Company as soon as possible to report the problem.

Parking rules

  • Car parking spaces in the service yard car park are not allocated and residents with a licence to park may use any available space
  • No caravans, trailers, boats etc may be parked in the car parking spaces
  • There are no spaces for visitor or commercial vehicles within the estate
  • All vehicle routes must be accessible at all times to service and emergency vehicles; private vehicles must not be parked anywhere or in a manner which causes blockage or an obstruction
  • Inappropriately parked vehicles may be ticketed on the instruction of the Management Company - this may incur a release fee to be paid by the owner or driver of the vehicle
  • Residents must display the permit allowing them to park in the service yard car park at all times.

Grit bins

Grit bin

There are 2 grit bins located in the secure car park, one adjacent to the ramp down to the bicycle store and the other near the entrance to the lift. For Health and Safety reasons, the Management Company does not undertake any gritting.

Removal arrangements and delivery of furniture or bulky items

For ease and to minimise inconvenience to others living in Park Hill, residents should discuss arrangements in advance with the Management Company - this will help to ensure that suitable vehicle access is available and that measures can be put in place where necessary to avoid damage to finishes, the lobby doors and lift.

Vehicle insurance arrangements

Residents are responsible for insuring vehicles kept within the estate.


Security of proximity fobs and vehicles

To reduce the risk of vehicle theft from the car parks, proximity fob units should neither be left inside nor on display in vehicles.

Public Car Park

A public pay and display car park is located on site and accessed from Duke Street. This is enforced by Simple Intelligent Parking (SIP) Ltd and is designated location #89233.

There is a free period of 20 minutes for vehicles to load and unload, drop off or pick up, for example for parents at the Grace Owen Nursery, delivery vans and taxis.[2]

Phase 2 Courtyard Car Park

A residents car park is located in the Phase 2 courtyard and accessed from Rhodes Street. This is for use by resident and business permit holders only and there is no pay and display facility.[2] This is enforced by Simple Intelligent Parking (SIP) Ltd and is designated location #807492.

Note the separate spaces adjacent to flank H are for the use of the Rhodes Mews townhouses only.

South Street Restricted Zone

Street parking

South Street alongside Flanks B, C, G and H is a single track road and designated a Restricted Zone, as is Pat Midgley Lane. No parking or stopping is permitted except as long as necessary to set down or pick up passengers.

Adjacent to South Street, in front of The Cut, there are a few spaces for either permit holders or short-term parking of up to 30 minutes, no return within 2 hours. This is enforced by Simple Intelligent Parking (SIP) Ltd and is designated location #. Note, this location is also a designated fire assembly point.

There are also a few parking spaces on South Street adjacent to flank H and in front of S1 Artspace at the end of Pat Midgley Lane.

Parking is prohibited on areas of soft landscape, pavements, verges, curbs and areas not designated for parking.[2]

Resident permits

To purchase a residents permit, email, quoting the location ID (see relevant section above), with your name, address, contact number and proof of residence.

Secure Car Park Public and Phase 2 Car Parks
3 months £187.50
6 months £375 £300
12 months £750 £600

Prices given are correct as of September 2023. They are also listed on signs within the car parks.

Note that SIP do not issue reminders for you to renew when your permit expires.[3]

Holders of permits for the secure car park are not able to use it to park in the public or Phase 2 courtyard car parks.[4]

Guest permits

A ‘Friends of Park Hill’ guest pass system is in operation, where residents can log onto the SIP licence system and buy a guest parking pass for the reduced rate of £2 for 24 hours.  These can be purchased via the online portal available to permit holders. If you do not have a permit, contact SIP at to set up a log in.[5] There have been reports that confirmation of purchases are not issued but have indeed been proccessed.[6]

Guest permits can be used in either the Public car park (accessed from Duke Street) or the Phase 2 Courtyard car park (accessed from Rhodes Street).[7]