FREE parking at Chester Racecourse and Linenhall car park has been extended until August 16.

Chester Race Company has made parking at both sites free of charge throughout June and July to help drive footfall back into the city centre and support businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

It confirmed today (July 30): "In support of the city’s retail sector and helping to drive footfall back into Chester’s high street, Chester Race Company have announced a two-week extension to the free parking offer.

"Free parking at both Chester Racecourse and Linenhall car park has been available throughout June and July and will now be extended to members of the public until Sunday 16 August.

"From Monday 17 August, parking charges will be reinstated at both sites."

Chester and District Standard:

Linenhall car park

The car park opening times are:

  • Chester Racecourse: 8am-6pm daily
  • Linenhall: 6am-6pm daily

Starting from August 30, free parking will also be available at both car parks on one Sunday every month until the end of the year.

They are as follows:

  • Sunday 30 August
  • Sunday 27 September
  • Sunday 25 October
  • Sunday 29 November
  • Sunday 27 December

Members of the public are asked to note that the Chester Racecourse car park will be closed on Monday 10 August, Friday 14 August and Thursday 25 August.