More than 2,000 free parking spaces for Sunderland’s Christmas shoppers

07 November 2017

The Sunderland City Council scheme will run after 3pm, Monday to Friday between December 11-15 and 18- 22.

And, for the first time, parking will be free all day the two Saturdays before Christmas, December 16 and 23.

It applies to ALL council car parks such as St Mary's, Sunniside and the Civic Centre, with normal charges applying before 3pm on weekdays and on Sundays.

Park Free After 3pm will also continue to run every Thursday throughout the year. 


For full details of all of the car parks included, please visit