Disabled parking

Disabled parking bays may be used by anyone with a Blue Badge, the original applicant does not have exclusive use.

Read about the Blue Badge scheme in Wales.

Not all car parks have disabled parking bays. 

Disabled parking charges

In pay and display car parks parking is free for disabled drivers as long as the blue badge and clock are displayed.

In multi-storey car parks normal parking charges apply with a blue badge.

City centre disabled parking bays

Parking in resident permit parking areas  

Blue badge holders should make sure the clock parking disc is always displayed.

  • areas for resident permit holders only: Blue badge holders may park in these areas for a maximum of 3 hours, i.e. the same as parking on double yellow lines, as long as no obstruction is caused.
  • areas where waiting is limited between certain hours except for resident permit holders: there is no waiting limit for blue badge holders 


Contact Newport City Council for further information.