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Swansea The City Gates

The City Gates, York Street, Swansea, SA1 3LZ

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  • Total spaces: 248
  • Wide bays: 0
  • Disabled bays: 11

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Swansea The City Gates

Our Swansea The City Gates car park is located in a beautiful area of the city. If you are looking for parking for The Quadrant shopping centre, Swansea Marina, The National Waterfront Museum, Swansea Castle or Parc Tawe Retail Park, our Swansea The City Gates car park is ideal for you. It features highly competitive tariffs, easy access to the main street and vibrant shopping area and is within walking distance of the most popular attractions. Pre-book your space in our Swansea car park today to guarantee your space, whatever the day.

So why choose The City Gate car park?

  • Save time and money by booking your parking in advance
  • The car park has been awarded the Park Mark standard for safer parking

Parking for Swansea Waterfront and Marina

Swansea Marina and Tawe Basin is a calm relaxation area at the mouth of the river Tawe. It has a number of restaurants, bars, museums and galleries to enjoy and is a popular place to go for a walk or jog. Our Swansea The City Gates car park is only a few minutes' walk from the waterfront. 

Parking for National Waterfront Museum and Swansea Museum

Spend an afternoon learning and exploring the history of Welsh naval sea vessels and Swansea Marina at one of two excellent museums location near the waterfront. Both attractions are within a short walk of our car park and provide a fun afternoon out for the whole family. The museums also host regular events.

Parking for The Quadrant Shopping Centre

The Quadrant Shopping Centre is Swansea's main retail hotspot, with a selection of high street retailers and department stores. The shopping centre and surrounding city centre shopping streets is just a 5 minute walk from our The City Gates car park.


Our Early Bird price is available when you park between 06:00 - 09:00 for a stay up to 18:30 the same day. For shorter stays between 06:00 - 09:00 our standard tariff is still available. Please press the assistance button at a pay station so we can adjust the cost of your stay. Please note, our Earlybird offer may be cheaper than pre-book for early morning entries and is only available to pay on the day customers. Please check our tariff before booking.

Opening times

Monday 07:00-24:00
Tuesday 07:00-24:00
Wednesday 07:00-24:00
Thursday 07:00-24:00
Friday 07:00-24:00
Saturday 07:00-24:00
Sunday 07:00-24:00

Pay on the day

2 hours £2.50
2 to 4 hours £5.00
4 to 6 hours £7.50
6 to 8 hours £10.00
8 to 24 hours £15.00
Early bird entry 6am - 9am £5.00

Season Tickets from as little as £3.63 per day.

Season Tickets Terms and Conditions

The Season Ticket price shown is based on the equivalent daily rate of an annual season ticket which has been purchased and used for a minimum of 225 days.

Car Park features

  • 24hr Contact Centre
  • Disabled Parking Award
  • Lifts
  • Gateway accepted
  • Season Tickets available
  • Cards accepted

Additional info

  • Max Height - 2.00m

Swansea The City Gates compared to other car parks nearby

Swansea The City Gates
Location The City Gates, Swansea, SA1 3LZ
Opening Timings
Monday07:00-24:00
Tuesday07:00-24:00
Wednesday07:00-24:00
Thursday07:00-24:00
Friday07:00-24:00
Saturday07:00-24:00
Sunday07:00-24:00
Tariff
2 hours £2.50
2 to 4 hours £5.00
4 to 6 hours £7.50
6 to 8 hours £10.00
8 to 24 hours £15.00
Early bird entry 6am - 9am £5.00
Number of Spaces
Total Spaces 248
Wider bays 0
Disabled bays 11
Toilet No
Manned No
Cardiff Westgate Street
Location Westgate Street, Cardiff, CF10 1DZ
Opening Timings
Monday24Hr
Tuesday24Hr
Wednesday24Hr
Thursday24Hr
Friday24Hr
Saturday24Hr
Sunday24Hr
Tariff
1 hour £3.50
1 to 2 hours £7.50
2 to 3 hours £11.50
3 to 4 hours £15.50
4 to 5 hours £18.50
5 to 24 hours £25.00
Earlybird £8.00
Night rate 1700-0600 £4.00
Number of Spaces
Total Spaces 334
Wider bays 0
Disabled bays 4
Toilet No
Manned No
Cardiff Greyfriars
Location Greyfriars, Cardiff, CF10 3AD
Opening Timings
Monday06:00-24:00
Tuesday06:00-24:00
Wednesday06:00-24:00
Thursday06:00-24:00
Friday06:00-24:00
Saturday06:00-24:00
Sunday06:00-24:00
Tariff
Up to 30 mins £2.00
30 mins to 1 hour £4.00
1 to 2 hours £8.00
2 to 3 hours £12.00
3 to 4 hours £16.00
4 to 5 hours £20.00
5 to 24 hours £26.00
Earlybird £8.20
Number of Spaces
Total Spaces 244
Wider bays 0
Disabled bays 4
Toilet No
Manned No
Cardiff Dumfries Place
Location Dumfries Place, Cardiff, CF10 3FN
Opening Timings
Monday24Hr
Tuesday24Hr
Wednesday24Hr
Thursday24Hr
Friday24Hr
Saturday24Hr
Sunday24Hr
Tariff
Up to 30 mins £2.00
30 mins to 1 hour £3.50
1 to 2 hours £7.00
2 to 3 hours £10.00
3 to 4 hours £13.00
4 to 5 hours £16.00
5 to 6 hours £21.00
6 to 24 hours £25.00
Early bird entry 6am - 9am £6.20
Number of Spaces
Total Spaces 957
Wider bays 0
Disabled bays 13
Toilet No
Manned No
  Swansea The City Gates Cardiff Westgate Street Cardiff Greyfriars Cardiff Dumfries Place
Location The City Gates, Swansea, SA1 3LZ Westgate Street, Cardiff, CF10 1DZ Greyfriars, Cardiff, CF10 3AD Dumfries Place, Cardiff, CF10 3FN
Opening Timings
Monday07:00-24:00
Tuesday07:00-24:00
Wednesday07:00-24:00
Thursday07:00-24:00
Friday07:00-24:00
Saturday07:00-24:00
Sunday07:00-24:00
Monday24Hr
Tuesday24Hr
Wednesday24Hr
Thursday24Hr
Friday24Hr
Saturday24Hr
Sunday24Hr
Monday06:00-24:00
Tuesday06:00-24:00
Wednesday06:00-24:00
Thursday06:00-24:00
Friday06:00-24:00
Saturday06:00-24:00
Sunday06:00-24:00
Monday24Hr
Tuesday24Hr
Wednesday24Hr
Thursday24Hr
Friday24Hr
Saturday24Hr
Sunday24Hr
Tariff
2 hours £2.50
2 to 4 hours £5.00
4 to 6 hours £7.50
6 to 8 hours £10.00
8 to 24 hours £15.00
Early bird entry 6am - 9am £5.00
1 hour £3.50
1 to 2 hours £7.50
2 to 3 hours £11.50
3 to 4 hours £15.50
4 to 5 hours £18.50
5 to 24 hours £25.00
Earlybird £8.00
Night rate 1700-0600 £4.00
Up to 30 mins £2.00
30 mins to 1 hour £4.00
1 to 2 hours £8.00
2 to 3 hours £12.00
3 to 4 hours £16.00
4 to 5 hours £20.00
5 to 24 hours £26.00
Earlybird £8.20
Up to 30 mins £2.00
30 mins to 1 hour £3.50
1 to 2 hours £7.00
2 to 3 hours £10.00
3 to 4 hours £13.00
4 to 5 hours £16.00
5 to 6 hours £21.00
6 to 24 hours £25.00
Early bird entry 6am - 9am £6.20
Number of Spaces
Total Spaces 248
Wider bays 0
Disabled bays 11
Total Spaces 334
Wider bays 0
Disabled bays 4
Total Spaces 244
Wider bays 0
Disabled bays 4
Total Spaces 957
Wider bays 0
Disabled bays 13
Toilet No No No No
Staffed No No No No
Patrolled No No No No
24hr Contact Centre Yes Yes Yes Yes

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Our car park address

The City Gates, York Street, Swansea.

The post code for your sat nav is SA1 3LZ

Upon arrival

At this car park we use barcode recognition technology. When you arrive at the entry barrier, please scan your barcode and we'll issue you a ticket. If no ticket is issued, please press for assistance. Please keep your ticket safe as you will need this when you're leaving the car park.

Leaving the car park

At the exit barrier, please insert your ticket for your parking to be validated. Once validated, the barrier will raise. If the barrier does not raise, please press for assistance.

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