A new approach to how parking is managed in Woodstock was approved by Oxfordshire County Council cabinet member for Highways Management in May 2022. The changes that are effective from 1st June 2023, will see a number of changes including:

  • The issue of permits for residents and some businesses in the central area
  • Introduction of parking charges for parking in the centre of Woodstock
  • Provision of a limited number of permits for paying guests staying at local hotels in the area.

The parking controls for designated parking areas and bays will be in effect from 8am to 6pm (7 days a week).

One-hour free parking

From the 1 June 2023, you can park for free for up to one hour in a paid-for bays on a street in Woodstock. To take advantage of this offer, you will still be required to take a ticket from one of the machines and display this in a visible location within your vehicle.

Note that your one-hour free parking is only available on your first visit to any on-street paid-for parking bay per day. The one-hour free parking is not available in resident permit holder only bays  / areas unless stated on the signs

More information:

Woodstock machine locations.pdf

Woodstock approved design.pdf