Car parks and charges


Due to changes being made to our Penalty Charge Notice reference numbers, anyone trying to pay an ED reference PCN needs to do so by phoning the 0300 123 4517.  We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.


East Dunbartonshire has a variety of publicly and privately maintained car parks available for public use.  

Parking charges were brought in at certain car parks in Bearsden, Kirkintilloch and Milngavie on 4 July 2016 and a new charging structure commences on the 18 June 2018. . More information on the car parks effected is available here.

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Public car parks are meant for parking only and the following operations are not permitted:

  • sale of goods, skills or services or any operation related to the sale of goods, skills or services
  • sleeping or camping,
  • servicing or washing of vehicles, other than is reasonably necessary for that vehicle to depart from the parking place,
  • erection of tents, stands, buildings, market stalls or other structure without the written consent of the Council,
  • lighting of fires
  • playing of games

If you wish to obtain further information please contact Customer Services.

* 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.