Residents can get up to 30 minutes free parking or discounted parking sessions with a Richmond Card.
Due to a worldwide chip shortage, new cards will not be able to automatically apply discounts at parking machines.
If you live in the Borough and hold a Richmond Card, you can get 30 minutes free parking in our:
You can only park for a single session for a period of up to 30 minutes. If you wish to park for longer you must pay for the total duration of your stay, but as a resident you will receive a 10% discount (or 20% discount if you over the age of 75).
You can take advantage of free 30 minute parking sessions throughout the day, but they must start at least one hour apart. Parking machines will not accept a free booking unless one hour has elapsed since your last free session. You can however, still pay for your parking during this time.
You may find a solution to a Richmond Card issue in our frequently asked questions.
Your Richmond Card can be used for either 30 minutes free parking OR discounted resident parking. The discounts cannot be used in conjunction with each other.
You will need to decide which discount you want to use when you use the parking machine. The table below gives detailed instructions on how to get discounted resident parking.
|Parking type||How to use||Other information|
|30 minutes free parking||
|Discount for residents for pay as you go parking||
|Band A vehicle free parking||
Due to a worldwide supply shortage, the chips used in our cards to provide parking discounts for residents are currently not available.
This means new cards will not be able to apply discounts automatically at parking machines.
You can still get 30 minutes free parking or parking discounts by registering your Richmond Card and verifying your residency through the RingGo system.
We will send you a replacement card with the parking discount chip included when these become available.
Updated: 8 December 2017