Sovereign Shopping Centre, High Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1HL


The Centre’s eight hundred and ten space multi-storey shopper’s car park is conveniently situated above the shopping mall. It has dedicated parking spaces for the disabled and for parents with young children and is ideally located just off the sea front opposite the Grand Pier.

Important Notice – Car park entrance vehicle height restriction – 2.0 metres.

Directions and Postcode for GPS – BS23 1AH

The entrance to the car park is located in St Margaret’s Terrace, just off the sea front.


Car Park Opening Times

 Summer - April to September Winter - October to March
Monday8.00am - 9.00pm8.00am - 7.00pm
Tuesday8.00am - 9.00pm8.00am - 7.00pm
Wednesday8.00am - 9.00pm8.00am - 7.00pm
Thursday8.00am - 9.00pm8.00am - 7.00pm
Friday8.00am - Midnight8.00am - Midnight
Saturday8.00am - Midnight8.00am - Midnight
Sunday8.00am - 9.00pm8.00am - 7.00pm

Note: – pedestrian access to the car park when the shopping mall is closed is via the footpaths to the vehicular entry or exit ramps. If necessary a lift is available in Wellington Place off Regent Street.

Note: – closing times may differ to those advertised to accommodate events at nearby venues including the Winter Gardens Pavilion, Grand Pier and the Playhouse. Please check with the event venue before parking.

Note: – car park open later in support of events at the Winter Gardens as follows:

No events booked.


Car Park Tariffs

Length of StayTariff
Up to 1 hour£1.30
Up to 2 hours£2.30
Up to 3 hours£3.50
Up to 4 hours£4.50
Up to 12 hours£6.00
Up to 24 hours£10.00


Early Bird Parking

Maximum Tariff of £3.00

Early Bird parking tariff for those working or commuting to the town centre.

Note: – terms and conditions apply as follows:

  • Only applies to vehicles parking before 9.00am and leaving before 6.00pm on the same day.
  • Vehicles parking after 9.00am then the normal tariffs will apply throughout the duration of the stay.

Drivers should allow sufficient time whilst entering and exiting the car park during busy times.

Overnight Parking

Maximum Tariff of £5.00

Overnight Parking Tariff for those staying in nearby hotels and guest houses.

Note: – terms and conditions apply as follows:

  • Only applies to vehicles parking after 5.00pm and leaving before 10.00am the following morning.
  • Vehicles parking before 5.00pm then the normal tariffs will apply throughout the duration of the stay.
  • No access to vehicles when the car park is closed – see Car Park Opening Times.

Please ensure your vehicle is parked in the dedicated ‘Overnight Parking’ area on Level One.

Lost Parking Tokens

Lost parking tokens are charged at the full daily rate. If you subsequently find the token, return it to us and will will refund the fee paid.


Payment Methods

All pay stations accept coins, notes (change given where applicable) and most major debit and credit cards via ‘Chip & Pin’.




Safer Parking ‘Park Mark®’ Award

The Centre’s car park has been awarded the ‘Park Mark’® Safer Parking award. This nationally recognised award identifies us as offering a high standard of parking facilities meaning that we have appropriate measures in place, that have been assessed by the Police, to deter criminal activity and which create a safer environment for both drivers and their vehicles.

Drivers are however asked to ensure that valuables are not left in or on display and that their vehicles are left secure.

Cycle Parking

The Centre’s car park has a dedicated parking area for cyclists which is located by the vehicle exit barriers on Level One. Cyclists are asked to enter the car park, after dismounting, via the exit ramp in Salisbury Terrace using the footpath and park in the designated area, adjacent to our Shopmobility facility.

Cyclists are advised to secure their cycles to the fixed parking mounts using their own locks.

Note: – no responsibility for cycles parked is accepted or implied.

Car Park Equipment

The Sovereign Shopping Centre’s car parking system incorporates the use of recyclable parking tokens that replace paper parking tickets.

This innovative parking system, which is manufactured by Scheidt & Bachmann one of the world’s leading suppliers of parking systems, has already been introduced into a number of shopping centre car parks in the UK.

The systems unique recyclable plastic parking tokens (about the size of a 2 pence coin) replace the half-a-million paper tickets used each year by visitors to the car park.

The system includes six pay stations (four at shopping mall level and two on Level One of the car park) and the facility for visitors to pay for their parking using their debit or credit card via ‘Chip & Pin’ card readers.

Note: – not all credit cards accepted.


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