Wigan Town Centre
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Getting Here by Bus

The centre is easy to get to by bus, get any bus heading to Wigan Bus Station, which is situated on Market Street directly opposite The Galleries.

Getting Here by Train

There are two train stations situated in Wigan, Wigan Wallgate Station which is for all local train services and Wigan North Western which is for all main line services. Both are situated within walking distance of the centre.

Car Park Facilities

Wigan is easy to get to if travelling by car, once you are in the centre of Wigan, there are sign posts which will direct you to one of the multi-storey car parks and on street car parking.

Wigan town centre car parks map

Galleries multi-storey car park

(Spaces 625 - Disabled Spaces 29)

Situated in the heart of Wigan Town Centre the Galleries multi-storey car park has 625 spaces including dedicated disabled and parent and baby spaces. Access to the Galleries Shopping Centre is via lifts which serve all floors and this is a pay on exit car park.

  • Open from 7am to 7pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
  • 7am to 8pm on Thursday 
  • Sunday 10.30am to 5.30pm
  • Height restriction applies - 6ft 6inches - 1.98m
  • Disabled Parking - Charges Apply

Water Street Pay on Foot multi-storey car park

(Spaces 470 - Disabled Spaces 6)

Situated within a short walk of the Town Centre the Water Street car park is ideal for users of Gala Bingo. This is a pay on exit car park with dedicated disabled and parent and baby spaces.  Lift access is available to levels 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11.

Please note - Water St car park now operates as a pay on foot facility.

Water Street multi-storey car park is open from 6.30am to 7pm Monday to Saturday inclusive. On Sunday the car park opens 10.30am to 5.30pm.

  • Height restriction applies - 6ft 5inches - 1.95m
  • Disabled Parking - Charges Apply
  • Credit/Debit Card Payment Facility Available

Permit charges for Water Street multi-storey car park (subject to availability)

  • Annual = £670
  • Six monthly = £360
  • Quarterly = £190

Harrogate Street car park

(Spaces 107 - Disabled Spaces 2)

Situated just a five minute walk to the Town Centre Harrogate Street is a surface pay an display car park

  • 24hr Access
  • Pay and Display Monday to Saturday
  • Parking is free on Sunday
  • Disabled Parking - Charges Apply
  • Pay by Phone & Credit/Debit/Wave & Pay Card Payment Facility Available

Chapel Lane car park

(Spaces 253 - Disabled Spaces 2)

Situated at the junction of Darlington St and Chapel Lane this car park is just a 5 minute walk from the Town Centre.

  • Permit Holders only Monday to Friday 
  • Pay and Display on Saturdays only
  • Height restriction applies (6ft 6inches - 1.98m)
  • Parking is free on a Sunday
  • 24hr Access
  • Disabled Parking - Charges Apply
  • Pay by Phone & Credit/Debit/Wave & Pay Card Payment Facility Available

Mona Street car park

(81 spaces)

Situated near to the Bus Station this surface pay and display car park is ideal for those wishing to gain access to Wigan College and the Town Centre.

  • 24hr Access
  • Parking is free on Sunday
  • Disabled Parking - Charges Apply
  • Pay by Phone & Credit/Debit/Wave & Pay Card Facility Available

Civic Centre car park 

(Spaces 48 - Disabled Spaces 2) Saturday & Sunday Public Parking Only

Situated directly behind the Civic Centre this Saturday and Sunday only surface pay and display car park is within a few minutes walk of the Town Centre and Town Hall

  • Public Pay & Display parking Saturday and Sunday only
  • The car park gates are locked overnight from 11pm to 6am
  • Disabled Parking - Charges Apply
  • Pay by Phone & Credit/Debit/Wave & Pay Card Payment Facility Available

Sovereign Road car park (36 spaces) & Pepper Mill Lane car park (30 spaces)

Situated near to the Magistrates Court they are surface pay and display car parks Monday to Friday, offering value for  money at just £1.50 all day.

  • 24hr Access
  • Parking is free on Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays
  • Height restriction applies 6ft 8inches on Sovereign Rd Car park 
  • Disabled Parking - Charges Apply
  • Pay by Phone Payment Facility Available

Permit charges for Harrogate Street and Mona Street surface car parks

  • Annual = £515
  • Six monthly = £290
  • Quarterly = £165

Permit charges for Sovereign Road and Pepper Mill Lane surface car parks

  • Annual = £360
  • Six Monthly = £195
  • Quarterly = £110

Haig Street (47 spaces - 2 Disabled) & Pennyhurst Street (100 space) surface car parks

Situated near to Wigan Pier and a 10 minute walk to the Town Centre Haig St & Pennyhurst St offer value for money at just £1 all day.

  Pay & Display Monday to Saturday

  • Free on Sundays and Bank Holidays

Permit Charges for Haig Street and Pennyhurst Street surface car parks

  • Annual = £120
  • Six Monthly = £65
  • Quarterly = £35

Gateway House

(30 spaces)

Situated at the bottom of Standishgate and a 2 minute walk to the Town Centre and conveniently located to the main shopping centre,Gateway surface car park offers value for money at just £2 all day.

  • 24 hour access
  • Pay & Display - Monday to Saturday
  • Free on Sunday & Bank Holidays

Wigan Car Park Charges

  • Up to 1 hour = £1.10
  • 1 to 2 hours = £1.90
  • 2 to 3 hours = £2.70
  • 3 to 4 hours = £3.70
  • 4 to 5 hours = £5.00
  • 5 to 6 hours = £6.00
  • Over 6 hours = £8.00
  • Sunday (Water Street and Galleries MSCP only) = £1.70 
  • Harrogate St
  • Up to 2 hrs = £1
  • Up to 4hrs = £2
  • Over 4hrs = £3
  • Saturday £2 all day
  • Chapel Lane Saturday only Pay & Display = £1
  • Haig St and Pennyhurst St =  £1 all day Monday to Saturday
  • Gateway = £2 all day Monday to Saturday
  • Civic Centre (Saturday & Sunday Pay & Display parking only) = £1.90
  • Sovereign Rd & Peppermill Lane £1.50 all day - Monday to Friday

Pay and display operate between 8am and 6pm (Monday to Saturday inclusive) unless otherwise stated.

Wigan On-Street pay and display

Situated around the Town Centre Wigan has 324 pay and display spaces with tariffs ranging from 1 to 3 hours.

  • Charges: ½ hour = 80p
  • 1 hour = £1.10
  • 2 hours = £2.10
  • 3 hours = £3.20

Motorcycle Stands

Wigan Council provides motorcycle parking spaces with secure chain locks and the facility to display a pay and display ticket in both Wigan and Leigh town centres.  Two pay and display motorcycle stands are located on New Market Street, Mona Street car park and Harrogate Street car park.

Application

For your convenience you can now apply for your parking permit  by phone by calling 01942 404331 or alternatively you can apply for your contract parking permit online.

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