Free Town Centre Parking in December*

Published: Tuesday, 28th November 2017

All day on Saturday 2, 9, 16 & 23 December, and after 3pm on Thursday 7, 14 & 21 December

As part of the Christmas festivities and to support local businesses Kettering Borough Council is offering FREE parking in the Town Centre on the following days in December*:
all day on Saturday 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd December 2017, and
after 3pm on Thursday 7th, 14th and 21st December 2017
These are in addition to the free parking that already operates in Council owned car parks on Sundays (all day) 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.
There will be plenty of chances to support your local town centre with late night shopping on Thursdays in the run up to Christmas. Small Business Saturday and the Teenage Market return on 2nd December and you’ll find further entertainment in the form of a Christmas Market (Thursday 14th December, 4-8pm), Foodie Friday Christmas Lunch (8th December, 11am-3pm) and a chance to watch The Muppet Christmas Carol for free on the Big Screen on the Market Place (Thursday 21st December, 5pm), so make sure you wrap up warm and join us!
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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 free 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. Offering free parking days and fun and festive entertainment will encourage people to support our local businesses and the Town Centre and help make Kettering a popular destination this Christmas.”