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Parking

Location Details
Church Street There are 55 spaces in total in this car park. The nearest postcode is RG17 0LY
The Pay By Phone Parking code is 7187.
Up to 1 hr:£0.50 | Up to 2hr:£0.90 | Up to 3hr:£1.10 | Up to 4hr:£1.20 |Over 4hr: £2.40
Station Road There are 104 spaces in total in this car park.
The Pay By Phone Parking code is 7187. The nearest postcode is RG17 0LY
Up to 1 hr:£0.50 | Up to 2hr:£0.90 | Up to 3hr:£1.10 | Up to 4hr:£1.20 |Over 4hr: £2.40
Station car park This car park is operated by APCOA for First Great Western. The nearest postcode is RG17 0DY
Daily Rate: £2.40 | Daily Rate after 10am: £1.50 | Weekend Rate: £1.50
Hungerford High Street Up to 1 hr: £0.50
Up to 2hr : £0.90
Over 3 hrs : £5.40

Parking Refund

It is worth remembering that many retailers in Hungerford will help with your parking costs; 1 hour for up to £5 spent and 2 hours for £10. Simply keep the recipt you obtain from the parking machine to present to the retailer. Only applies to Hungerford car parking – 50p for one hour and 90p for two.

Implemented by the Hungerford Chamber of Commerce

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Useful publications

Freely available in most shops is the Hungerford ‘map-pad’. Simply a tear-off pad of illustrated town maps, this simple device will help you find all the shops, landmarks and places of interest in Hungerford.

Look out for two helpful leaflets in the shops and hotels of Hungerford; Relax Hungerford and Love Hungerford both highlight the numerous reasons for people to come to Hungerford covering places to eat, drink and stay as well as major events and attractions.

You will also find these leaflets and map in the Tourist Information Centre in Hungerford - 19 High Street, close to the railway bridge.

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