Small Business Saturday
Extended Free parking in Totton & Eling!
To support our local high streets and independent shops, we're excited to offer FREE parking in our and NFDC's pay and display car parks on the 2nd, 3rd, 16th, and 17th of December.
Small businesses are the backbone of our community, bringing unique products, personalized service, and a sense of belonging.
This is the perfect opportunity to explore the hidden gems in our town, enjoy a day of shopping, and show your love for our local businesses.
Mark your calendars, invite your friends and family, and let's make this Small Business Christmas a memorable one!
Free Car Parks
Please note that the Totton and Eling Town Council Car Parks, both the Testvale and War Memorial, are limited to 5 hours free parking with a £10 overstay fee after that period.
For further information CLICK HERE
The Town Council provides the following free car parks
(5 hours maximum, between 9am and 4pm Mon - Fri):
(Free parking all day Sat and Sun)
Testwood Lane (55 spaces)
- War Memorial
Salisbury Rd (101 spaces)
Pay Car Parks
Charged parking is provided by the New Forest District Council:
- Rumbridge Street (150 spaces)
- Winsor Road (85 spaces)
- Elingfield, off High Street (98 spaces)
- Civic Centre, Salisbury Road (80)
- Westfield Road (169 spaces)
There is plenty of FREE car parking in
the town centre and several car parks
have CCTV coverage.
You can use your New Forest District Council parking clocks in the above car parks. To purchase a parking clock from NFDC online www.nfdc.gov.uk or you can visit our Offices, Civic Centre, Totton.
2023 Parking Clocks fees:
£30 per annum for short stay
£140 per annum for long stay, or £40 for a three month period:
- 1 January to 31 March or
- 1 April - 30 June or
- 1 July - 30 September or
- 1 October - 31 December.
There are also a number of private retail car parks in the area which provide free parking for a limited period.
Totton & Eling Town Council is responsible for collecting Tolls for Eling Toll Bridge.
From the 1st January 2023 the charges on the Toll Bridge are as follows:
£1.00 if paid at the time of travel.
£10.00 if paid after the time of travel.
The Toll Bridge is open 7 days a week all year excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day as follows:-
Mon 7am – 6pm
Tue 7am – 6pm
Wed 7am – 6pm
Thurs 7am – 6pm
Fri 7am – 6pm
Sat 8am – 6pm
Sun 9am – 5pm
There are certain exceptions to payment as outlined in the (attached document
Cemetery Permit also available, there are specific criteria in order to qualify attached form
Resident Exemption Permit, there are specific criteria in order to qualify attached form
Forms can be returned by email. Email: email@example.com