SHOPPERS will be able to park for free in Hereford for late-night shopping ahead of Christmas.

Free parking will be available at Old Market, Maylords, and Herefordshire Council car parks in the city from 4pm on December 6, 13, and 20 for late-night shopping.

Friar Street car park and private car parks in the city are not included in the free parking event.

Hereford City Life will also be hosting entertainment and attractions for visitors to the city centre to enjoy and to bring festive cheer to the city on December 13, 16, 17, and 20.

Free parking is in partnership with Hereford City Council, Herefordshire Council, Old Market and Maylords.

Full details can be found by clicking here.


Mike Truelove, chief executive officer of Hereford BID, said, "I am really pleased Hereford BID was again able to organise the Christmas free parking across the city.

"It will help boost footfall across the BID area with shoppers and dinners visiting the city for late-night shopping. Hereford City Life will host Christmas entertainment and attractions providing fun and excitement during the festive period.

Mr Truelove also promised that this year's event will feature "a very special photo opportunity for all the visitors”.