Getting to Northampton Town Centre

Getting here couldn’t be easier – by foot, bicycle, car, bus or taxi. And once you are here, there are so many reasons to stay. Whether you are on business, enjoying a city break, looking for that special purchase, wanting to relax in a street café, enjoying a night out or keen to learn more about the cultural heritage of the town at our museums, Northampton has something for everyone.

Car Parking

The town centre boasts a number of council run and privately owned multi storey and ground car parks which are available for public use.

Visit one of the Council’s 21 managed car parks in and around the town centre, offering over 4,900 car parking spaces. Use this handy map to view the locations of the Council’s car parks. For more information on West Northamptonshire’s car parking visit

Alternatively, there are also a number of well-positioned private pay and display car parks, including the car park on Hazelwood Road and NCP car park on St Peters Way.

Getting here by rail

Northampton Railway Station is a short 5 minute walk along Marefair and up Gold Street into the Town Centre.

Find out more information regarding ‘travel by rail’ HERE


Electric Vehicle Charging

The following Council car parks have electric charging points available:

  • Newlands – 2 Charging Points
  • Wellington Street – 2 Charging Points

Northampton Town Centre BID Area Map

Download the BID Area Map by clicking here

Northampton Town Centre BID Location Map