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Seafront Car Park, Largs

This council car park operates a ticketless automatic number plate recognition system.

  • Drive in - registration captured at the barrier.
  • On your way back to your car – you have two pay options:
    • Option 1 - drive to the exit to pay by card only, screen will display parking charge
    • Option 2 - at the pay station, enter your registration number, the screen will display your parking charge - you can pay by cash or card
  • Drive out – registration number captured on exit and barrier will open.

Parking tariff:

  • up to 1 hour - £1
  • up to 3 hours - £3
  • over 3 hours - £5
  • daily rate - £5 (between 12am and 11.59pm)

Blue Badge Holders

This barrier operated car park has designated disabled bays. However, payment of the parking tariff is required before you exit. 

Income generated from the car park is used to help support community projects, events, and services in the Largs area.

For more information, please email seafrontcarpark@north-ayrshire.gov.uk.

Bellman’s Close, Largs

Bellman’s Close car park operates a pay and display system. Pay for your expected parking duration and display you ticket prominently within your vehicle.

Please note: the maximum stay is 4 hours

Parking tariff:

  • up to 1 hour - £1.50
  • up to 2 hours - £2
  • up to 4 hours - £3.50

Short stay car parks

Short stay parking, for a maximum of 3 hours, is available in the following council controlled car parks. The 3 hour limit applies Monday to Saturday, between 9am and 5pm:

Monitoring short stay car parks

We carry out parking surveys to gather information about:

  • length of stay
  • occupancy of spaces
  • the number of vehicles exceeding the 3 hour limit

Exceeding the short stay limit

The following may happen:

  • a reminder notice on the vehicle, or a letter, explaining that they have parked in a short stay car park longer than expected
  • North Ayrshire Council may introduce Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras to monitor and gather data on those continually exceeding the 3 hour limit
  • North Ayrshire Council may consider an amendment to the car park Controlling Regulation Order to enable enforcement and subsequently the issuing of Penalty Charge Notices.

Long stay car parks

Long stay parking is available at:

Park and ride

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport provides 'Park and Ride' at stations across North Ayrshire.

Ferry terminal parking

Parking is available at, or near, the following ferry ports:

Disabled parking

Where can I park?

The Blue Badge scheme entitles disabled drivers, and those who drive on their behalf, to parking concessions. These include parking in specially marked bays and on single and double yellow lines without time limit, provided you don't cause an obstruction or danger to other road users. 

Disabled residents' parking bay

Blue Badge holders with a suitable vehicle registered at a home address, may be eligible for a disabled resident's parking bay.

Please note: North Ayrshire Council does not operate a residents' parking permit scheme.

Contact Roads


Email the Roads Permits Team


01294 310000

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