Council car parks

There are public off-street car parks in Hackney Central, Dalston and Stoke Newington town centres. The car parks operate from Monday to Saturday 7am to 11pm and are free on Sundays and bank holidays.

Pay and display

A valid pay and display ticket must be purchased and clearly displayed upon arrival. You must not stay beyond the maximum permitted time for each car park, as specified on the pay and display machines and on the tariff boards.

All of the pay and display machines accept coins. Please note it is an offence to transfer pay and display tickets between vehicles or car parks.

Pay by phone

You can also make a credit or debit card payment using your mobile phone. Visit mobile phone parking for more information.

Car parks and charges

Car park


Control hours


Charges (coin payments)

Charges (pay by phone)

Amhurst Road Near Hackney Central Rail Station, E8 1LL Mon-Sat 7am -11pm 25 £1.60 per hour, £9.60 all day, 2 day max stay £1.40 per hour, £8.40 all day, 2 day max stay
Bentley Road* Near Dalston Junction, N1 4BY Mon-Sat 7am -7pm 109 £1.60 per hour, £9.60 all day £1.40 per hour, £8.40 all day
Gillett Street Near Dalston Kingsland Rail Station, N16 8JH Mon-Sat 7am -7pm 31 £1.60 per hour, 3 hour max stay £1.40 per hour, 3 hour max stay
Wilmer Place Off Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0LY Mon-Sat 7am -7pm 32 £1.60 per hour, £9.60 all day £1.40 per hour, £8.40 all day

*Please note: Bentley Road car park is currently being used as a mobile coronavirus test site several days per week, during which times the car park will be shut. Please make sure you check the signs before you park.

On street, all day, pay and display bays

The following roads have some pay and display bays which are available all day:

  • Downs Park Road
  • Sheep Lane
  • Woodberry Grove
  • Downs Road
  • Cecilia Road
  • Montague Road
  • Portland Rise
  • Alexandra Grove
  • Shacklewell Lane

Bentley Road car park electric vehicle point

Bentley Road car park now has a 50 Kilowatt rapid electric vehicle charger. To use this rapid charger you will need an access card with ChargePoint Services (CPS). The initial registration fee for the rapid charger is £20 followed by an annual administration fee of £20 after the first year. For more information please visit electric vehicles.

Fees to use this charge point include a:

  • connection fee, per charging session: £1.80 incl. VAT
  • usage fee: £0.30p incl. VAT per Kilowatt-hour (KWh)

For more information Visit CPS, call 020 3598 6159 or email

Safer car parks

Bentley Road, Wilmer Place and Gillett Street car parks have all been awarded the Safer Parking PARK MARK award. The PARK MARK scheme, which is run by the British Parking Association (BPA) and the Association of Chief Police Officers, recognises improvements made by car park operators to improve the safety and accessibility of car parks for visitors.

Can disabled Blue Badge holders park free of charge?

Disabled Blue Badge holders can park for free within all of the Council owned and managed car parks.

Can I purchase a season ticket?

At present the Council does not offer a season ticket for car park users.

Are the car parks free out of hours?

Parking is free after the operational hours.

Is there a weight limit in the car parks?

The maximum weight of vehicles using the car parks should not exceed 2540kg.

Page updated on: 14 May 2020

General requests


PO Box 75933
E5 5EY


Opening times

  • (Mon to Fri, 9am - 5pm)