Pay and display car parks

Parking Charges - updated July 2024

Parking charges are currently in place in nine car parks in East Dunbartonshire.

Charging times have been kept to a minimum, Monday to Saturday 9am to 5.30pm, with no restrictions in the evenings or on Sundays.

The charges are:

  • 0-2 hours - £2
  • 2-3 hours - £3
  • 3-4 hours - £4
  • Over 4 hours - £6

Please note a valid pay & display ticket requires to be displayed at all times within the car park or a valid PayByPhone session purchased.

Please also note, Blue Badge holders can park for free in all of East Dunbartonshire's Council car parks - even where charges are in place and regardless of whether it is in a disabled bay as long as a valid disabled badge is properly displayed.  You do not have to obtain a pay & display ticket or cashless PayByPhone session.

The car parks where charges apply are: Roman Road and Bearsden Hub (Bearsden); Barleybank and William Patrick Library (Kirkintilloch); Douglas Street, Mugdock Road, Stewart Street North and Woodburn Way (Milngavie); and Kenmure Drive (Bishopbriggs).

Electronic Payment for Off Street Parking Charges Amendment Order 2020

On 23 July 2020 East Dunbartonshire Council made an Order under the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984, which comes into operation on 14 September 2020.

This Order introduces an amendment to the methods of payment of parking charges that apply between the hours of 9am and 5.30 pm, Monday to Saturday inclusive, to allow for electronic payments to be made. 

Park with PayByPhone

PayByPhone offers motorists an alternative means of payment to the existing pay and display machines by allowing you to pay via your mobile phone.

The service is now available in selected East Dunbartonshire car parks.  Each car park has its own unique Location Number to be quoted when paying.

Why should you use it?

  1. No need to worry about having the right change on you
  2. No need to go on the hunt for the nearest Pay and Display machine
  3. No need to display a ticket in your vehicle
  4. Encourages safe practices such as physical distancing
  5. Get text message reminders sent to your phone before your parking runs out
  6. No need to rush back to your vehicle – extend your parking session from your phone

Motorists can download the app to register or register online [opens in a new window] to pay for their parking from their mobile phone. The PayByPhone web page provides further information, as well as demonstration videos [opens in a new window] that are available on YouTube on how to use the App and service. 

If you prefer not to download the app, you can also go to the web address pay by phone [opens in a new window] and pay online.

Payments can then be made by calling 0330 400 7275 or by texting 65565. 

PayByPhone have also developed a self-service support centre [opens in a new window] on their website. 

The PayByPhone service includes the following features:

  • Optional SMS reminders and receipts.
  • Email receipts
  • VAT receipts
  • Countdown timer on the app
  • The option to extend parking (within parking restrictions)
  • Multiple vehicles and cards can be added on to one account

For more information go to: the pay by phone website [opens in a new window].

A list of car parks where charging is in place - and car parks which will remain free - is shown here and mapped within the external links of this page.

EDC car parks where charging has been

EDC car par​ks which are free of charge

Location No. of spaces    Location No. of spaces 


1.  Douglas Street
2.  Mugdock Road
3.  Stewart Street (North)
4.  Woodburn Way






  a.  Mugdock Road (East)
  b.  Riverside
  c.  Stewart Street (South)
  d.  Ellangowan
  e.  Kersland
  f.  The station
  g.  Town Hall
  h.  Milngavie Library




5.  Barleybank
6.  William Patrick Library






  i.   David Donnelly Place
  j.   High Street
  k.  Catherine Street
  l.   Rochdale  Place
  m.  Peel Park
  n.  Shamrock Street
  o.  Freeland Place
  p.  Oxford Street
  q.  Southbank House




7. Roman Road
8. Bearsden HUB, 69 Drymen Road Bearsden







  r.   The Glebe  
  s.   Station




9. Kenmure Drive