Parking is free in Olney! There are rules around length of stay.
Parking is unrestricted along Olney High Street.
In the Olney Market Place, the restriction is 3 hours of parking.
On the roads lining the Market Place it is one hour, with no return to the spot in the following hour.
There are long stay car parks:
For Olney’s Fountain Court you need to turn off East Street.
Near the museum at the lower end of the Market Place, next to Punch Opticians.
Next to the recreation ground/rugby and football clubs.
Parking for disabled people is available at each car park and outside the Tesco Metro & McColls on Olney Market Place.
Visitors to the Olney Centre and Library and Cobbs Garden Surgery can use the car parks for each accessed off West Street.
For those using Stanley Court (where the Co-op is located) there is a two hour maximum stay. The entrance is from Weston Road.
Please note that market day on Thursday means car parking is more limited – not least because the Market Place is not available.
The Market Place is also in use for Olney Pancake Race day, Dickens and for the Sunday market on the first Sunday of the month.
With an external ATM, Barclays Bank on Olney’s High Street is available for withdrawals, deposits and currency exhange. There are other machines at the Co-Op, Tesco and Post Office and One Stop. The Post Office is located inside McColls Newsagents.
Olney is roughly the same distance from Northampton, Bedford & Milton Keynes: around 12 miles.
There’s easy access to the M1 Junction 14 & with fast and frequent train links to London from Milton Keynes Central or Bedford. The fastest routes take just 30 minutes. See visiting London below.
The area code for Olney within the UK is 01234. Olney is in Buckinghamshire and within the borough of Milton Keynes. Postal codes begin MK46.