Edinburgh Sunday parking charges: When is the council bringing in Sunday parking charges in Edinburgh, which areas are affected and what times do you have to pay?

A raft of changes to Edinburgh's parking rules are due to come into force this weekend.

Friday, 9th April 2021, 9:21 am
Updated Friday, 9th April 2021, 9:31 am

The changes, introduced as part of the Parking Action Plan, include the return of Sunday afternoon restrictions.

The rules, which come into force on Sunday (April 11), are being altered to help “limit irresponsible parking, encourage more turnover in parking spaces and making it safer for anyone walking, wheeling or cycling”.

The City of Edinburgh Council said: “On Sundays the city centre can be as busy as any other day, but with far fewer parking controls.

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“Managing parking helps buses and other transport move through the city centre effectively and safely improves access to the city centre for residents and visitors alike provides a safer environment for anyone walking, wheeling or cycling.”

From Sunday afternoon, parking controls will be in place in the city centre (zones 1-4). These apply every Sunday from 12.30pm to 6.30pm.

Sunday parking in the city centre

– all parking places, loading places and single yellow lines in zones 1 to 4 inclusive

Parking rules in Edinburgh change this weekend.

– all greenway (red line) stopping restrictions, parking places and/or loading places in zones 1 to 4 inclusive

Parking charges and permit controls will apply in all parking places where existing controls are in place on Monday to Saturday.

The usual weekday and Saturday restrictions still apply.

Any existing 24-hour restrictions or parking places, such as double yellow lines, disabled parking places or car club parking places will be unaffected and will continue to operate in the same way.

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