Parking fines (Penalty Charge Notices)

How much will I have to pay?

There are two tariffs for parking fines: a higher tariff for more serious contraventions at £70 and a lower tariff for less serious contraventions at £50. Both tariffs will be discounted by 50% if paid or challenged within 14 days.

Please do not ignore a parking fine. Further information can be found on our parking enforcement regulation page.

Other payment methods.

Online payment is our preferred method. You can also pay in the following ways:

  • By telephone Credit/Debit card payments only using Visa, Mastercard, Visa Delta, Maestro or Solo, on the 24 hour Automated Payment line 0303 123 1702. Have your penalty charge notice (parking fine) details ready.
  • By post to Allerdale Borough Council, Allerdale House, New Bridge Road, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 3YJ. Allow 2 working days for 1st class post and 5 for 2nd class.
  • In person at Customer Services Centres in Workington, Keswick, Maryport, Cockermouth and Local Links, Wigton during normal office hours.

Downloadable Documents

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Adobe PDF format - download the viewerPenalty Charge Notice Challenge form in PDF format28 Kb4 secs @ 56k, 0 secs @ 2mb
Microsoft Word formatPenalty Charge Notice Challenge form in Word format414 Kb59 secs @ 56k, 2 secs @ 2mb

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Contact us

0303 123 1702

Allerdale Borough Council
Allerdale House, Workington, Cumbria,
CA14 3YJ