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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 (CPZs)

The Vicarage football stadium is located in a CPZ.

View our CPZ Directory listing and 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 CPZ 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 on 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.