Due to the recent opening of H&M, other new stores and people beginning their Christmas shopping we are currently experiencing high demand at the Queensgate car park.
Alternative parking options nearby include:
1. Commuter Zones: HC3 – 260 car parks
Monday–Friday 9am–5pm, $6.00 per day.
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays free.
a. Stevens Grv, angle parking portion*
b. Rutherford St, south of Queens Dr
c. Raroa Rd – High St to Cornwall St
d. Cornwall St, east side – Kings Cres to Waterloo Rd
e. Cornwall St – Waterloo Rd to Knights Rd*
f. Knights Rd – Cornwall St to Bloomfield Ter*
g. Knights Rd, north side – Myrtle St to Bloomfield Ter
h. Market Grv, south side
*Streets that are within a 5–7 minute walk to Queensgate Shopping Centre.
2. Myrtle Street: HC4 – 18 car parks
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays free
West side – Laings Rd to Knights Rd (next to Council Admin building)
3. Riverbank car park zone: HC4 – 601 parks
Monday–Friday 9am–5pm, $4 per day.
A monthly pass $62 per month (reduced to $46 for January).
Purchased from Council’s main building at 30 Laings Road, Lower Hutt
NOTE: Riverbank Market runs every Saturday from 6am–2pm reducing the number of available car parks. The south end of the market (enter from Daly/Dudley St roundabout) is the best location for available parking spaces.
4. Street parking –
there are some residential streets where parking is free all day
5. Private car parks – 332 parks
Open 6am–9pm Centre City Plaza, 47 Queens Drive.
Managed by Wilson’s 04 473 2293 Early bird $5.00 entry between 6–10am & exit between 2–7pm. $8.00 for 12-hour period
Alternative modes of transport:
Melling Station – operates Monday–Friday
Waterloo Station – the closest to the CBD operates seven days a week.
Bus timetables to and from Queensgate are available at metlink.org.nz. Buses run frequently between Wellington City and the Hutt Valley.
Bicycles and walking are also a great way to get into and out of Lower Hutt CBD.