Centre Management Offices,

Prince Bishops Shopping Centre

High Street, Durham, DH1 3UJ


0191 375 0416
0191 375 0417




MONDAY 9am - 5.30pm
TUESDAY 9am - 5.30pm
WEDNESDAY 9am - 5.30pm
THURSDAY 9am - 5.30pm
FRIDAY 9am - 5.30pm
SATURDAY 9am - 5.30pm

11am - 5.00pm



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Parking in the heart of Durham city


Prince Bishops Car Park Durham City

Coronavirus Update 9.04.21


From Monday 12th April the car park opening hours will be 6am-12am (midnight). 


Prince Bishops Car Park is located right in the heart of Durham City and is the closest car park to the

 unmissable UNESCO World Heritage Site – Durham Cathedral and Castle.


 With ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) and contactless payment technology available, parking in Prince Bishops Car Park could not be easier. The car park has 400 spaces, including 22 disabled bays located on Level 1, and is situated directly beneath Prince Bishops Shopping Centre – the number one retail destination in Durham City.


 In recognition of its exceptionally high standards, Prince Bishops Car Park received the first European Parking Award in the region. It has also been awarded the Park Mark Award for the eleventh year running,  for offering safe and secure parking to visitors of Durham City.



Park overnight for £1.50! After 6pm until 8am the next day


Heading to Durham for an evening out but need to take the car? Our night owl tariff solves all your problems. To qualify for the Night Owl tariff, you must enter the car park after 6pm. If entering before 6pm the daytime tariff will apply until 10pm). Please be aware that the car park closes at midnight each evening and opens at 6am the following day.


For further information please call Prince Bishops Car Park on 0191 375 0416.


Accessible Parking


Located on Level 1 of our car park are 22 accessible bays.


Also situated on Level 1 is the Durham Shopmobility Scheme, adjacent to the pay station. Those with limited mobility can hire motorised scooters, manual wheelchairs, and power-assisted wheelchairs here, to assist in accessibility to Durham’s shopping and leisure facilities.


Shopmobility is for anyone, young or old, with a temporary or permanent disability. You will need to register on your first visit, so take along identification which shows your name and address. You can then hire equipment on a short-term basis (per hour) or on a long-term basis (2 days or more).

For further information and prices call 0191 386 8556. Please go to for opening times.