Pay and display
Find out where the pay and display machines are in Brighton & Hove, how to use them, charges for car parks, how to report a machine fault and where to charge your electric vehicle.
NHS staff, Health or Social Care Workers and NHS Volunteer Responders
We are now only providing free parking for NHS staff, Health or Social Care Workers and NHS Volunteer Responders while carrying out their duties in line with the guidance in the link below.
These parking concessions can only be used when on official duty as NHS staff member, health and social care worker or NHS Volunteer Responder.
They enable these workers to park in on street parking bays and council owned car parks without having to worry about cost or time restrictions while at work.
Pay and display in Brighton & Hove
Pay and display is available throughout Brighton & Hove.
The cost and maximum allowed time will vary depending on the demand for available spaces.
There is a variety of short, medium and long-term spaces across the city.
Long-term pay and display is not available in extremely busy locations, like in the centre of Brighton.
Where the pay and display machines are
Get locations of pay and display machines by both parking zone and alphabetically by road name.
How to use the pay and display machines
All of our pay and display machines allow drivers to pay for parking with debit and credit cards.They also accept contactless payment with cards and smartphones. Some machines also take coins.
For detailed information about using on-street pay and display machines, please download our pay and display machine guide.
Find costs for car parks
- Central Brighton – close to shopping areas and visitor attractions
- Central Hove – close to shopping areas
- London Road shopping area
- Hospital area
- Close to seafront
- Rottingdean High Street
- Specific zone information
- Coach parking
- Preston Park
PayByPhone or pay at a local PayPoint shop
As well as paying for your parking at a pay-and-display machine, you can also pay using your mobile phone or at a local shop which has PayPoint.
Report a machine fault
Although our pay and display machines are regularly checked by a team of maintenance technicians, faults do sometimes happen. If you come across an issue please report the problem with the machine, or call the answer phone on 01273 292 243 anytime.
Charge your electric car
Explore the Zap-Map to find your nearest on-street charge point in the UK.
Find all on-street and off-street parking spaces
Download the free AppyParking app where you can see all the on-street and off-street parking spaces. It is available on iOS and Android.