The Shopmobility unit is located in Bridgefoot car park, near the Tourist Information office. This is a free
service which provides powered scooters and wheelchairs for hire. Whether it’s long term or short term, for holidays,
visitors, residents or those with temporary injuries, Shopmobility can help you to make the most of your time in Stratford-upon-Avon.
The opening hours are from 9am until 4pm on Tuesdays to Saturdays, and from 10am until 3pm on Mondays.
If possible please book in advance to ensure that a scooter or chair is available and to reserve a parking space. This
can be done by phoning Stratford Shopmobility on:
For Blue Badge Holders (and holders of any other official disabled parking permits) and motorcycles parking
is free in all District Council car parks except Bridgefoot and Unicorn Meadow parks.
an on-street parking bay, Badge Holders may park for free and for as long as they need to unless there is a traffic sign specifying
a time limit for disabled badge holders or the traffic sign states that the bay is for a specific use only, for example taxi
rank, residents parking.
In a disabled bay you must ensure that you read the road signage
to ensure that you do not overstay the maximum time permitted. The following areas have designated disabled bays:
Sheep Street Rear Access Area: maximum stay 3 hours at all times
Street (within pedestrianized area): maximum stay 30 minutes, no return within 1 hour between the hours of 8am and 11am
Henley Street (Windsor Street entrance): no limit
Union Street: maximum stay
1 hour no return within 2 hours, between 8am and 6pm
Sheep Street: maximum stay 3 hours, no return
within 3 hours between 8am and 6pm
Chapel Lane: no limit
Bridge Street: no limit between 8am and 6pm
Waterside: no limit
Rother Street: no limit
Stratford-upon-Avon has 8 District Council Car
Parks with over 2,800 parking spaces; there is also an NCP Car Park on Rother Street with 256 spaces and the Civic Hall Car
Park on Rother Street with 52 spaces (which is Pay & Display that is open 24 hours).
Two of the towns car parks , Bridgefoot multi-storey and the adjacent Unicorn Meadow are barrier controlled ‘Pay
on Foot’, which means you must take a ticket on entering the car park, retain it, and pay the required fee before collecting
Parking is also available at the Cricket Club (This is Pay & Display); and at the Marina near the Holiday
Inn Bridgefoot (Pay & Display). All the car parks are conveniently situated (within 10 minutes’ walk) for all amenities
There are signs on all approach roads and throughout the town to guide you to the car parks.
On Street Parking
If you decide to park "on street" then you are required to take a ticket from the on-street Pay
& Display machines. The parking fees and parking time varies depending where you park. We recommend
you consult the signs and parking machines before leaving your car to shop - and take care - the Parking Attendants in Stratford
are extremely zealous!