Where to park for free in Calderdale to do your Christmas shopping

Christmas shopping in Halifax
Christmas shopping in Halifax

Shoppers in Calderdale will be able to park for free in selected car parks across the borough in the run up to Christmas.

Calderdale Council is offering free parking in a number of car parks in Halifax as well as in five car parks across the towns of Brighouse, Elland, Hebden Bridge, Sowerby Bridge and Todmorden, on Saturdays before Christmas.

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There will also be free on-street parking in Halifax from 3pm every Thursday from November 29 up until Christmas, to support the late night shopping.

All other parking restrictions on-street and in the car parks will remain in place during these times.

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Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member Communities and Neighbourhood services, Councillor Susan Press, said: “The Christmas season is always a wonderful time in Calderdale and it’s a great place to get your shopping all wrapped up.

“To support our wonderful local businesses and festive events, we’re offering free parking on Saturdays in the run up to Christmas, across the borough.”

In Halifax, free parking on Saturdays will be available in the following car parks from Saturday 17 November:

·Crosshills car park

·High Street car park

· Mulcture Hall Road car park

· Victoria Street car park

Free parking on Saturdays in the other towns in Calderdale will start on Saturday December 8 and run up until Christmas in the following car parks:

· Brighouse - Parsonage Lane car park

· Hebden Bridge – Garden Street car park

· Sowerby Bridge – Tuel Lane car park

· Todmorden – Bramsche Square car park

· Elland – Timber Street car park