Parking on football match days in Watford

Parking near Vicarage Road

Information about where to park near the Vicarage Road football stadium, accessibility, visitor parking and match times. 

Road closures

When there's a match on at Vicarage Road, the roads are closed between the junction with Fearnley Street and the junction with Harwoods Road 

Shared use bays outside the stadium are suspended from public use, on match days 4 hours prior to kick-off.

Controlled parking zones

The Vicarage Road football stadium is located in controlled parking zones.

See controlled parking zones map

To park in these zones you'll need a resident parking permit

Weeknights and Sunday match parking

If there is a match on weekday evenings or on a Sunday, the controlled parking zone restrictions are extended to:

  • Weeknights until 10pm
  • Sunday 1pm to 6.30pm 

Match days

Signs showing match days are placed in the parking zones near the stadium.

You can also see match days on the Watford FC website 

Or phone the Watford match date hotline 0800 0121753

Visitor parking

There's only resident permit parking near the stadium, you're advised to use public transport or park in one of the many town centre car parks

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