Coach parking

There is coach parking available at various sites around St Albans city centre. Further details are available on this page.

City centre drop off points

Coaches can drop off passengers in the city centre, near the Old Town Hall building. There are two different locations, depending on the day:

Sun – Tues and Thurs –Fri drop-off point:
St Peter’s Street, postcode: AL1 3LF

Wednesday and Saturday drop-off point (on Charter Market days):
33-35 Chequer Street, postcode: AL1 3YE

Please note that the public toilets in the Town Hall building are closed due to the works developing the Town Hall into a new museum and gallery. There are toilets nearby 5-10 minutes walk away at:
- Drovers Way car park
- Bricket Road Car park
- Maltings Shopping Centre
- St Albans Cathedral

You may wish to stop off at Motorway services on the way, or at Aylett Nursery or Westminster Lodge before you come to the coach drop-off point.

Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre

Passenger drop-off point, short or long stay parking. Café and toilets at the leisure centre plus additional public toilets next to the athletics track.

Number of coach parking spaces: 4

Up to 2 Hours free - Free 2 hour Pay and Display ticket must be obtained
Up to 24 hours £25.60

Location: Verulamium Park, off Holywell Hill, St Albans AL1 2DJ


Verulamium car park

Passenger drop-off point, short or long stay parking. Public toilets outside Verulamium Museum, Innon the Park café a short walk away in Verulamium Park.

Number of coach parking spaces: 2

Hours of operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Up to 24 hours £25.60

Location: St Michael's Street, off Bluehouse Hill, St Albans AL3 4SW

Further information:

Free unreserved spaces

There are several locations where free parking is available for coaches. However, these bays are within on-street parking and space cannot be guaranteed.

Griffiths Way
2 spaces at the end of Griffiths Way near Homebase
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Upper Lattimore Road- limited availability during school term time
3 spaces outside Loreto College
Term time: weekdays 10:30am-2:30pm only and all day at weekends
School holidays: available all day 7 days a week

King Harry Lane
Limited waiting - max 4 hours
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Information for groups

If you would like any more information on facilities available for groups, see our groups section or contact Jenny Swatton on 01727 819492 or