South Shields town centre car parks

Parking scams

We have reports of fraudulent QR codes in our car parks. We do not operate a QR code payment system.

Payments should only be made by coins, card or the pay by phone service.

Pay by phone should by downloaded from your device's app store. Do not download from a link or website.

Report any QR codes to

Below is a list of Council owned, or maintained, car parks in South Shields town centre.

Please note: The car park at Garden Lane, alongside the Waterloo Square shops, is privately owned. Parking enforcement was carried out by the Council, on behalf of the landowners, until 10 September 2023. This is now carried out by a private operator.