Parking

Travel Arrangements

Before you commit to visiting Bath by car have you considered coming by train? Southcot Place is ideally situated for those wishing to visit the city by public transport, the train station being only a 2-minute walk away. If you do want to bring your car, please bear in mind that parking is limited in the city centre.

Car Parking - Visitor’s Parking Permit - Zone 3

Parking in Bath is zoned for residents and Southcot Place is in Zone 3.  If you require parking we have one parking permit per apartment.  It is a physical paper permit and must be displayed at all times when you parked. It is valid for Zone 3 only.  

  • The permit does not need to be requested prior to arrival.
  • The parking permit is stored in a holder on the inside of each apartment entrance door.
  • It is provided free of charge provided that it is returned to the permit holder before departure.
  • There is a charge for taking, losing or failing to return the permit to teh permit holder before departure.

Garage Option

We do have a garage that is available to rent (£10/day).  Please note that it is suitable for very small cars, motorbikes and push bikes. Details and size are at the link below.

https://www.sp11.co.uk/SP11_Garage_Directions.pdf

Notes

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer parking before your check-in on the day of arrival or after 1100 on the day of your departure. 

Please note that the council recycling van comes between 0700-0800 on a Tuesday Morning and if cars are parked irresponsibly or on single yellow lines there is the potential to block out the recycling van.   Please ensure that you park responsibly and do not block access.

Please note that we accept no liability for parking offences that contravene the Local Authorities' parking regulations. 

If you have more than one car then for Zone 3, there is free parking for everyone on Monday - Saturday between 1800 in the evening and 0800 the following morning.  There is free parking for everyone all day on Sunday (ie from 1800 on Saturday until 0800 on Monday.  Outside of these times additional paid parking is available as outlined below.

General Parking Information

There is free parking a short walk up Lyncombe Hill, just outside the Zone 3 boundary or paid parking in the main city-centre car parks. 

Bath Local Authority advice and information - https://beta.bathnes.gov.uk/find-parking

Paid Car Parks - https://beta.bathnes.gov.uk/find-car-parks-bath

Free Parking - https://www.somersetlive.co.uk/news/looking-free-parking-bath-heres-1333896

If you have more than one car then for Zone 3, there is free parking for everyone on Monday - Saturday between 1800 in the evening and 0800 the following morning.  There is free parking for everyone all day on Sunday (ie from 1800 on Saturday until 0800 on Monday.  Outside of these times additional paid parking is available as outlined below.

Southgate Shopping Centre Parking & EV Charging

SouthGate’s car parking is located underneath the shopping centre.  It has security cameras, is open and lit 24hrs and is patrolled.  It has 876 spaces including parent and child and disabled parking. Motorbike parking areas on level -1 close to the entrance barriers and throughout the car park. There is currently no charge for motorbike parking at SouthGate. 

  • Maximum vehicle height is 2.1m.
  • Opening times: 24 hours a day, Monday – Sunday

 

Southgate Postcode

  • BA1 1TP

 Southgate Charges

  • 8-24hrs £14.00
  • 24hrs+ £14.00 for each full 24hrs plus the part day charges (see below)
  • Up to 2hrs £3.50
  • Up to 3hrs £4.80
  • Up to 4hrs £5.80
  • Up to 6hrs £8.50
  • Up to 8hrs £11.00
  • 6pm – 9:30am £7.00
  • 6pm – Midnight £2.00

Ticketless System

Southgate parking system is a ticketless system. Drive in and the barriers will automatically lift. When leaving, visit the pay station to pay for the duration of your stay by simply entering your registration number. The barriers will recognise your number plate and lift as you depart.

Electric Charging Points

There are Pod Point electric vehicle charging on-site at SouthGate Car Park.

  • There are 12 x 7kW charging bays available.
  • Each bay has a Type 2 universal socket.
  • It costs £0.17 per kWh to charge

Use the Pod Point Open Charge app to start charging and see live availability.
Visit Pod Point's website for further instructions on how to use Open Charge points.