Visiting Perth & Local Car Parking

St John’s Shopping Centre is right at the heart of a vibrant Perth community. We’d love you to feel part of our community so get involved:

Visiting Perth & Want to Know More?

If you are a visitor to Perth looking for further information, or perhaps a local who wants to know more, please follow the links below for further information:

Parking in Perth

The closest car parks to us are the pay on exit multi-storey car park in Canal Street, and an open Pay and Display car park in Scott Street. There are many other car parks within walking distance of the Shopping Centre, including the newly converted Pay-on-Exit car park at the South Inch Car Park, and existing Pay-on-Exit at Thimblerow Car Park.

For more detailed information on parking, visit Perth & Kinross Council Parking website: Parking in Perth.  The Perth Parking Guide can be found HERE

Sat Nav Directions

PH2 8LF – Canal Street multi-storey Car Park
PH2 8JW – Scott Street Car Park

Perth City

Charges apply 8 am to 6 pm Monday to Saturday. All Perth & Kinross Council operated parking spaces allow free parking for a period of 15 minutes – see ticket machines for details.
Changes to parking charges from Monday 11 January 2016.

On-street parking in Perth City Centre

£1.00 for 1 hour (Maximum 1 hour waiting period)

High Street, South Street, George Street, George Inn Lane, South Methven Street, Canal Crescent, Charterhouse Lane, Tay Street (North of Queens Bridge)

Off-street parking in Perth

£1.00 per hour (Maximum 4 hour waiting period)

Milne Street, Leonard Street, Mill Wynd, West Mill Street, Canal Street, Charles Street, Library East, Library West, Back Wynd, Victoria Street, Scott Street car parks, Speygate car park

Canal Street Multi-Storey Car Park

1-4 hours: £1.00 per hour
Up to 6 hours: £6.00
Up to 10 hours: 8.00

South Inch car park 

1 hour: 50p
2 hours : £1.00
3 hours: £1.50
4 hours : £2.00
6 hours: £3.00
Up to 10 hours: £4.00
Coaches: £4.00

Free days

All on-street Pay and Display and Council operated charging car parks are free of charge on Sunday’s along with 1 and 2 January and 25 and 26 December.  Charges apply on all other Bank and Local holidays.

Disabled parking

Free parking spaces exclusively for the use of blue badge holders are provided on various city centre streets and in most Council operated car parks.

Blue badge holders are permitted to park in any Council controlled on or off-street parking bay free of charge.

Blue badge holders may also park at other on-street locations subject to the normal conditions of use of their badges.

St John’s Shopping Centre Car Parking Spaces

We have a small number of parking spaces available for lease in our car park on top of the Shopping Centre. Spaces are available on a yearly basis for £850 +VAT and business rates

 For further details please contact Derek in the Management Team on 01738 629380 or


Visiting Perth

Need to find information quickly? Here’s some quick links to get you going:

Business in Perth

You can find more information on Perthshire Chamber of Commerce here, or if you are thinking of bringing your business to Perth and would like some more information on local demographics, or support available, you can visit the Invest in Perth website.

Tell us your Story

As a service to the community we live in, we are happy to publish community events on this site which will be displayed on the shopping centre’s website. Send in your community event information to: