Car parking charges at National Glass Centre

Visitors wishing to park at National Glass Centre are required to pay for parking.

From 1 June 2022 the parking tariff is:

  • Under 20 minutes – FREE
  • Per hour – £0.60
  • Per day – £3.00

Blue Badge holders may continue to park for free. 

Please note: We operate a cashless system for parking charges.

How to pay

You can use the following methods to pay for your parking. Signs around the car park will display a code for the car park which is 807493. You will need to input this code during the payment process when requested. Please note that this is not required if using the cashless parking terminal. 

Download the app

To pay for your parking using the app, download ‘JustPark Parking’ on your Android or Apple mobile phone:

For your first use, you need to register using either your Facebook account, Google account, email address or phone number. Once set up, you can use the app to pay for your parking in advance.  Payment can be completed in under 60 seconds with free reminders and confirmation. There is no transaction fee.

If you have already downloaded the JustPark app, make sure it is updated to the most recent version.


Call 01234 862 178 and pay in under two minutes.  Opt in reminders and confirmation (£0.20 for each SMS). There is no transaction fee.


You can also pay for parking online via the JustPark webpage. Again, you will need to register the first time you use it. Once set up, you can use this method to pay for your parking in advance.

Cashless Parking Terminal

For those unable to pay using the methods already described there is also a cashless payment terminal located in National Glass Centre’s car park.  This allows visitors to pay for parking using a bank card. 

National Glass Centre is also well served by public transport. Find out more about how to find us using public transport.

How is it enforced?

The parking charges are enforced by University of Sunderland. Parking charge notices will be issued to those failing to park in accordance with the requirements set out in the parking signs which will be displayed across National Glass Centre’s car park.

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