Off-street parking enforcement and fines

The District/Borough councils are responsible for the majority of off-street car parks.

Please contact the relevant council using the links below:

Cumbria County Council are responsible for the following off-street car parks:

  • Cecil Street car park, Carlisle, CA1 1NT

  • Cumbria County Council's office car park, Carlisle, CA1 1SL

Pay or challenge a parking ticket online - this link will take you to the external site hosted by Chipside.  The data is managed by Chipside (the data controller) on behalf of Cumbria County Council.  Payment is taken by SagePay/WorldPay on behalf of Cumbria County Council.

Please wait 24 hours from time of issue before making payment

If a Penalty Charge Notice remains unpaid, a warrant of control may be issued in the vehicle keeper's name under the authority of the Traffic Enforcement Centre at Northampton County Court.

This warrant will be passed to the Council's enforcement agents, Equita Limited. They will contact the vehicle keeper to request payment. If payment is still not made they may instruct a certified enforcement agent to find another way to secure payment.

If you have a query about a Penalty Charge Notice which has been passed to the Council's enforcement agents please contact them directly and they can advise you further. Their contact details are below.

Equita Limited

42-44 Henry Street



Tel: 01604 628360 or 01604 634460

Further advice regarding the roles, responsibilities and powers of enforcement agents can be accessed via the link below.

Telephone: 0300 303 2992  (Please note - cost of calls may vary depending on mobile provider)


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