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Most parking meters around the theatre are free after 6.30pm.  Please note: after 6.30pm the south side of Shakespeare Street (the side opposite the theatre) becomes a taxi rank and parking here is prohibited. The north side of Shakespeare Street (the theatre side) continues to have free parking after 6.30pm.  There are also limited parking bays on Grey Street. 

There is free parking after 5pm in selected Newcastle City Council-owned car parks as part of NE1’s Alive After Five scheme.

Newcastle City Council operate a number of car parks in and around the city centre.

Please be aware that Dean Street car park often has long wait times on exit. Some Newcastle City Council car parks may close earlier than your show finishing time so please take time to consider this.

NCP operate a number of car parks close to the theatre, some of which offer pre-booked parking.

Other operators have car parks at Central Station, The Gate and Chinatown – all of which are within walking distance of the Theatre Royal.