Car Parks

Free Car Parks


Please note that the Totton and Eling Town Council Car Parks, both the Testvale and War Memorial, are limited to 5 hours free parking with a £10 overstay fee after that period.
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The Town Council provides the following free car parks
(5 hours maximum, between 9am and 4pm):


  • Testvale
    Testwood Lane (55 spaces)
  • War Memorial
    Salisbury Rd (101 spaces)

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Pay Car Parks

Charged parking is provided by the New Forest District Council:  

  • Rumbridge Street (150 spaces)
  • Winsor Road (85 spaces)
  • Elingfield, off High Street (98 spaces)  
  • Civic Centre, Salisbury Road (80) 
  • Westfield Road (169 spaces)   

There is plenty of FREE car parking in
the town centre and several car parks
have CCTV coverage.

You can use your New Forest District Council parking clocks in the above car parks. To purchase a parking clock from NFDC online  or you can visit our Offices, Civic Centre, Totton. 

2023 Parking Clocks fees:  

£30 per annum for short stay
£140 per annum for long stay, or £40 for a three month period:

  • 1 January to 31 March or
  • 1 April - 30 June or
  • 1 July - 30 September or
  • 1 October - 31 December.

There are also a number of private retail car parks in the area which provide free parking for a limited period.


Toll Bridge

Totton & Eling Town Council is responsible for collecting Tolls for Eling Toll Bridge.

From the 1st January 2023 the charges on the Toll Bridge are as follows:
£1.00 if paid at the time of travel.
£10.00 if paid after the time of travel.


The Toll Bridge is open 7 days a week all year excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day as follows:-


Mon    7am – 6pm                                       

Tue      7am – 6pm                                       

Wed    7am – 6pm                                       

Thurs   7am – 6pm                                       

Fri        7am – 6pm                                       

Sat      8am – 6pm                                       

Sun      9am – 5pm   


There are certain exceptions to payment as outlined in the (attached document


Cemetery Permit also available, there are specific criteria in order to qualify attached form

Resident Exemption Permit, there are specific criteria in order to qualify attached form

Forms can be returned by email. Email: