Blue Badge parking in Gateshead

Your Blue Badge allows you to park in any Council-operated car park free of charge, provided that you are in the vehicle when it is parked. It also allows you to park free of charge in on-street parking bays.

Most of our car parks have bays reserved for Blue Badge holders. You can also park in any standard bay using your Blue Badge.

A Blue Badge also allows you to park for a maximum of 3 hours on double yellow lines or single yellow lines during their hours of operation, but you must display a valid Blue Badge and a correctly set time clock. You must also make sure that the vehicle isn't causing an obstruction to other road users.

You can't use a Blue Badge to park in a bay (in a car park or on street) which is reserved for other vehicles (such as permit holders, goods vehicles, buses or taxis) or where a loading ban is in force.

Privately operated car parks may also offer concessions to Blue Badge holders, but you will need to check with them directly what those are.

Contact us

Parking Services
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre
Regent Street
Gateshead
NE8 1HH

Phone: 0191 433 3155
parkingandregulation@gateshead.gov.uk

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