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Council make over a million from pay-and-display car parks

05 Jun 2024 2 minute read
A pay and display car park sign in Newport. Credit: LDRS

Richard Evans Local Democracy Reporter

Figures released have revealed that a council took  £1.29 million in pay-and-display car parking fees in 2023/24.

In a breakdown of Denbighshire County Council car parks, figures show that Llangollen’s Market Street car park is the most lucrative pay and display, raking in £187,726.07 in the last financial year.

Big earners

But Rhyl’s Sky Tower car park also generated £140,851.70 whilst the resort’s central car park had an income of £126,792.92, with the on-street parking on the promenade raising £99,333.86.

Prestatyn’s two Nova car parks east and west generated £56,197.60 and £67,257.31 respectively.

Denbigh’s Factory Ward car park raised £53,204.76 and Ruthin’s Market Street £49,518.48.

But Prestatyn’s Fern Avenue car park brought in just £901.29.

The figures were released following a freedom of information (FOI) request.

Full list

The full of car parks list is as follows:


Green Lane                                     £13,976.07


Barkers Well Lane                         £2,895.06

Crown Lane                                     £2,231.40

Factory Ward                                 £53,204.76

Post Office Lane                            £3,100.95

Vale Street                                      £30,005.34


Brook Street                                   £4,306.90

East Street                                       £48,250.30

Hall Street                                       £9,420.02

Market Street                                 £187,726.07

Mill Street                                       £50,904.95

Pavilion                                            £3,484.73


Barkby Beach                                 £37,548.27

Beach Road East                            £26,125.23

Fern Avenue                                   £901.29

Kings Avenue                                  £20,157.03

Lower High Street                         £16,578.30

Nant Hall Road                               £1,805.67

Nova Rear                                       £56,197.60

Nova West                                      £67,257.31

Railway                                           £8,955.88


Parliament Street                          £7,652.45


Central                                            £126,792.92

East Parade                                     £10,084.60

Library                                             £9,925.58

Morley Road                                   £29,957.79

Pavilion Theatre                            £18,439.07

Prom (on-street)                           £99,333.86

Railway £19,315.91

Sky Tower                                       £140,851.70

Town Hall                                        £51,812.59

West Kinmel Street                       £17,081.44


Crispin Yard                                    £19,089.62

Dog Lane                                         £15,676.89

Market Street                                 £49,518.48

Park Road                                       £6,280.10

Rhos Street                                     £1,431.14

St Peters Square                           £8,014.45

Troed  Y Rhiw                                 £3,840.68

St Asaph

Bowling Green                               £11,045.18

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Ap Kenneth
Ap Kenneth
12 days ago

Despite taking £187K from the Market Street car park they still want to close the public toilets in the same car park. Are they trying to put off anyone visiting the town?

12 days ago
Reply to  Ap Kenneth

I’m not visiting.

12 days ago

Thus they will lower the council tax and not need a tourist tax!

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12 days ago

Modern day Highway Robbery

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