On street parking in Rye


There are some temporary changes to parking and permits during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, see: Temporary changes to parking and the libraries reopening plan.

The parking scheme in Rother is now live. For more details see our information about permits, on street parking and Penalty Charge Notice (PCN)s.

There are different types of bays within the controlled parking areas in Rye. Signs next to the bays tell you which type they are and any time restrictions

By displaying a valid pay & display ticket, or using our cashless parking service on your phone, you can park in:

  • pay & display bays

Other types of bays such as permit holders only, disabled bays and taxis operate at all times unless the sign states otherwise.

Blue badge parking

For details about where you can park if you have a Blue Badge, see the national guidance on Where can I park?

In Rye, blue badge holders can park:

  • in designated Blue Badge parking bays up to the maximum stay permitted
  • in shared use bays or pay and display bays without time limit or payment
  • for up to 3 hours on a single or double yellow line with the clock set to show the time of arrival, and where loading restrictions are not in force.

You should always refer to local restrictions. Contact the parking team for information on concessions.

Restrictions in car parks may be different, refer to the signs in the car park when parking.

Maps of Rye and parking charges

Map of Rye pay and display parking

Charges apply, 8am to 6pm, Monday to Saturday in:

  • Cinque Ports Street
  • Cyprus Place
  • Landgate
  • Market Road
  • Rope Walk
  • The Strand
  • Tower Street
  • Wish Street
  • Wish Ward

Charges apply, 9am to 6pm, Monday to Saturday in:

  • East Street
  • High Street
  • Hilders Cliff
  • Market Street
  • The Mint

Unless otherwise stated, all parking controls apply on bank holidays. Parking charges do not apply on 25 December, 26 December and 1 January.

This table shows the pay and display charges for Rye.

Length of stay 2 hour maximum stay
Up to 7 minutes 5p
Up to 15 minutes 10p
Up to 30 minutes 20p
Up to 1 hour 40p
Up to 2 hours 80p