Free Town Centre Parking on 22nd December and Christmas Eve

Published: Wednesday, 21st December 2016

Shop local this Christmas!

As part of the Christmas festivities, and to support local businesses, Kettering Borough Council has added new additional dates for FREE parking in the Town Centre this week:

After 3pm on Thursday, 22nd December 2016, and

All day on Christmas Eve (Saturday, 24th December 2016)

These are in addition to the free parking that already operates in Council owned car parks on Sundays (all day), Bank Holidays (26th and 27th December 2016) and evenings (after 6pm). 

The FREE parking will be in Kettering Borough Council car parks on London Road, Queen Street, School Lane, School Lane Pop & Shop, Wadcroft and Commercial Road. Make sure you come to Kettering to enjoy the free entertainment and visit the town’s shops and restaurants.

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Shirley Plenderleith, Head of Public Services at Kettering Borough Council, said: 
“There’s never been a better time to get into Kettering town centre.  I am looking forward to seeing everybody enjoying the activities on offer.”

Councillor Lesley Thurland, Kettering Borough Council’s Portfolio Holder for Finance, said:
“We recognise that this is an important time of year for both families and businesses. We are encouraging people to support our local businesses and the Town Centre and believe offering seasonal parking concessions will make this easier.”