Ticketless Parking is now live on
Marketown East

Marketown has introduced ticketless parking to the eastern multi-level carpark (Woolworths/Big W side) to provide customers with added convenience when shopping at the centre. From Monday 26th August 2019, the new system was activated. The first two hours will remain free. Rates apply to vehicles overstaying the 2-hour time limit.
The improvements will help to increase parking availability for Marketown’s customers and retailers.

There will be no changes to the western open-air carpark and will remain as a City of Newcastle Council patrolled parking area, which is a 3P zone. Council fines will apply to those who have overstayed the 3P limit if parked in the western carpark.
What does this change mean for me?
If you are a frequent user of the eastern multi-level carpark, registration plate recognition technology will be used when vehicles enter and exiting the carpark via Steel and Ravenshaw Streets for P1, P2 & P3 levels. Your vehicle registration becomes your ticket.

Park FREE when you enter after 5pm, everyday.
If you enter the carpark after 5pm and exit before the carpark closes at 10pm on the same day, you will receive FREE parking on P1 & P2, 7 days a week. If you do not exit before 10pm, hourly rates will apply.

Want to know more? 
FAQ sheet is available to download here.  If you have a parking question that is not answered within the FAQ please send your feedback via our Contact Us page and we'll repsond as soon as we can.


Entry via Parry, Steel or King Streets for the western carpark (Coles side). Please ensure you observe the directional signage and linemarking within the carpark for the safety of pedestrians and you. The eastern carpark (Woolworths side) is via Steel Street to the P1 carpark or via Ravenshaw Street to parking levels P2 and P3.


P1: Monday - Saturday, 7am - 10pm. Sunday 7am - 10pm
P2 & P3: Monday to Sunday: 7:00am - 9:00pm 


Western open air carpark: Shoppers park for 3 hours free. Fines apply for parking over the 3 hours and are issuesd by City of Newcastle Council Rangers
Eastern Multideck carpark rates apply as per the below schedule: 
Hours Rate
0 – 2 hours FREE
2 – 3 hours $3.00
3 – 4 hours $4.00
4 – 5 hours $8.00
5 – 6 hours $12.00
6 – 7 hours $16.00
7 – 8 hours $20.00
8+ hours $24.00

Park FREE* when you enter after 5pm, everyday.

Enter after 5pm and exit before the carpark closes on the same day, 7 days a week. If you do not exit before the carpark closes, hourly rates will apply for the duration of your parking period.


Disabled parking is also available in the centre's undercover and open air car parks.
West (Coles side): adjacent to Parry Street entrance. Entry from Parry Street and turn left or drive through to the front of Officeworks.
East (Woolworths side): enter from Steel Street to P1 basement car park OR enter from Ravneshaw, up to P2 and P3 car park levels - all designated spaces are close to the lifts which access all levels of the building. 
Disability permit & Senior's Card holders can receive 4 hours free parking, however your must pre-register your vehicle at Centre Management, Monday - Friday 9am-5pm. You only need to register once.


The western carpark is open air and does not have a height restriction.
The eastern car park has a maximum height of :
P1: 2.1 metres for entry. 
​P2: 2.2 metres for entry. 
Please ensure you check your vehicle height prior to entering the undercover carparks. This includes allowance for roof racks, cargo boxes, ladders, surfboards etc. Failure to remain under the height clearance will results in damage to your vehicle and building infrastructure.