Shop local this Christmas – free parking in Kirklees

Group of friends sitting outdoors with shopping bags

The online sales might be tempting but shopping local supports our economy and keeps your friends and neighbours in work too.

To encourage you into our towns and villages this Christmas, we’re offering some free parking in Kirklees Council car parks and on streets.

Free Christmas parking dates in Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Holmfirth in December 2018:


  • Saturday 8, 15 and 22 December from 2pm


  • Wednesday 5 and 12 December from 2pm
  • Wednesday 19 December from noon
  • Saturday 22 December from noon


  • Friday 7, 14 and 21 December from noon
  • Saturday 15 and 22 from noon

Usual parking restrictions apply during free parking sessions and please make sure you check for notices before parking.

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Free Christmas Parking in Kirklees 2018

Cllr Peter McBride, Portfolio Holder for Economy for Kirklees Council said:
“We know Christmas can be a busy time for people, and we want to make it a little easier by offering free parking in a number of our key towns within Kirklees. With lots on during December, we’re looking forward to making our towns vibrant and for our residents to support local shops and businesses by spending some Kirklees pounds.”


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