Free parking for Christmas shoppers in Wakefield, Normanton, Pontefract, Castleford and South Elmsall

Wakefield Christmas lights.
Wakefield Christmas lights.

FREE parking will be provided for shoppers across the district during the run-up to Christmas.

Wakefield Council is offering a free service at its on-street parking spaces and off-street car parks in November and December.

The free parking will be on offer in Wakefield on December 7, 14 and 21, in Normanton on November 30, Pontefract on December 1, 8 and 14, South Elmsall on November 21, December 15 and 22, and in Castleford on December 1, 8 and 15.

Wakefield’s Trinity Walk and Ridings shopping centres are also offering free parking after 3pm every Thursday from November 22 - December 20.

Shops will be open until 8pm every Thursday from November 22 at Trinity Walk and from November 29 at The Ridings.

For more information, call Wakefield Council on 0845 8506506 or log on to