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Parking Services

With the spacious car park offering at St James Quarter, you don’t have to worry about squeezing into small spaces. There is enough room for everyone with over 1,600 parking bays, spread out over three levels with two entrances and exits to provide a quick and easy parking experience. The maximum height clearance is 2.2m, meaning no car or SUV is left behind.

As if by magic, the car park offers a high tech Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system, allowing barriers to scan your number plate and open automatically on arrival. Upon entering, the traffic light system on each level will help you seamlessly navigate the car park to find that perfect spot.

At St James Quarter, we champion innovation, which is why we have installed the largest amount of electric vehicle (EV) charging bays in one place in Scotland. The 40+ EV charging bays powered by PodPoint are carefully spread across the 3 levels, so there are plenty to go round.

The car park operates Sunday – Thursday 07:00 – 01:00 and Friday – Saturday 07:00 – 02:00.

Planning ahead? The car park is equipped with a parking bay recognition system which will provide live updates on space availability at your fingertips.

Valet Parking

Make your trip to St James Quarter seamless from start to finish with our valet parking service. We are dedicated to making this service useful for all of our guests by offering quick and easy pick up and drop off. The valet parking service is situated at the top of Cathedral Lane (off Picardy Place on the left side of St Mary’s Cathedral) and will operate from 9:00am to 8:00pm daily.

Pod Point

With the world transitioning toward a greener and more sustainable future, St James Quarter is working with Pod Point to bring seamless electric vehicle (EV) charging points to our state-of-the-art car park.

We have worked closely with Pod Point to assess the future demand for charging points and installed 45 EV charging points with 15 points located on each level of the car park.

Costs for charging are separate from parking and are based upon duration and the make, model and fuel efficiency of your vehicle. Pod Point also have an easy-to-use app that allows you to pay for charging and check charger availability ahead of your visit.

Download the Pod Point app here for more information.

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