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Car parking tariffs

Car parking charges apply at Gunpowder Park and Waltham Abbey Gardens.

The charges are in place seven days a week, including bank holidays whenever the car park is open.

 

Charges  

The first hour is free, and anything up to a whole day costs £2.50.
The charges apply to all vehicles, including those with Blue Badges and motorbikes.

Methods of payment

  • At the payment machine within the car park, to be paid on exit.
  • Online at paybyphone.co.uk

How do I appeal if I have received a Penalty Charge Notice?

Please be aware that Lee Valley Regional Park Authority is not involved in the issuing of or the appeals process for any Penalty Charge Notice given.
 
The car park is run by ParkingEye and in the event of a customer appealing their parking charge all appeals are dealt with directly by them. You would need to contact ParkingEye as per the details on their charge letter, which is via one of the following methods: in writing to ParkingEye, PO Box 575, Chorley, PR6 6HT or via the online appeals form at parkingeye.co.uk/Appeal.
 
Please note that Lee Valley Regional Park Authority does not profit in any way from the issuing of Penalty Charge Notices and we will support an appeal if the customer has abided by and followed the car parking terms and conditions fully.

Opening times

Open all year round

Car park opening times
  Month     Opening times      
April  08:30 - 19:30
May 08:30 - 20:30
June - August 08:30 - 21:00
September 08:30 - 20:30
October 08:30 - 19:30
November 08:30 - 18:30
December - March 08:30 - 17:30

How to get here

Waltham Abbey Gardens
Abbey View
Waltham Abbey
Essex EN9 1XQ

By train: the nearest station is Waltham Cross on the Liverpool Street line (20 minute walk)

By bus: the 251 goes from the station to the town

By car: Waltham Abbey is a 5 minute drive from the M25 (J26)

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