Car Parking

There are several Guildford Borough Council owned car parks near to The Friary Guildford. For more information on parking in Guildford please click here.

Bedford Road multi storey car park is the closest and provides convenient access into the centre via a pedestrian link bridge from level 3. If driving into the town, follow the signs for ‘Bedford Road Car Park’. If you are using SatNav, the post code is GU1 4SJ. The car park is open 7 days a week 24 hours a day. Standard tariffs are listed below.

Car Park Spaces

1033 Standard parking spaces
16 Blue badge spaces (located on level 3)

Shopmobility Scheme

A wheelchair and scooter loan service is available from the Shopmobility scheme within this car park which operates on level 3. The scheme provides manual and powered wheelchairs and scooters for people who have difficulty walking around the town centre. You do not have to be registered disabled to use the scheme. Parking is free if you use this scheme.

Motorcycle Parking

Motorcycles may park free of charge in marked motorcycle bays located on level 2 in Bedford Road car park.

Height Restriction

There is a height restriction of 1.83 metres (6′)

Car Park Charges

Monday to Saturday including Bank Holidays

8.00am to 6.00pm
£1.30 per hour


11.00am to 5.00pm
Up to 3 hours £1.50
3-6 hours £2.50


Monday to Saturday
6.00pm to 10.00pm
£1.00 per visit


5.00pm to 10.00pm
£1.00 per visit

Bedford Road car park is Pay and Display. Customers may pay at the pay meters with coins or notes. Meters do not give change so the right amount is necessary.

Alternatively you can use the RingGo mobile phone service by downloading the smartphone app ‘RingGo’ and pay for parking using your debit or credit card. Please refer to the signage in the appropriate car park when using RingGo..

These prices are subject to change. If you have any comments or questions, please call 01483 444531 or visit the council website.

Electric Car Charging Points 

2 car spaces in Millbrook Car park

4 car spaces in Waitrose Guildford Car park

For further information, please click here.


Park & Ride

Park and Ride is by far the easiest way to reach Guildford by car. There are four Park and Ride locations around Guildford with regular buses into the city. So, why not save money, beat the traffic and help the environment at the same time? Make use of the excellent Park & Ride scheme in Guildford.

Click here to plan your Park & Ride journey to The Friary Guildford.

Coach Parking

Coach bays are provided in Guildford Park, Artington Park & Ride and Bedford Road.