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Long Stay Parking West London

ProssPross Posts: 31,634
edited August 2016 in The cake stop
Thought I'd seek advice from you folk in the big city. I'm travelling up to London tomorrow, staying overnight and then catching a coach to Paris for a few days. Does anyone have any recommendations for fairly secure parking for 4 to 5 days in easy access off the M4? I'm currently planning on parking at Heathrow long stay but if someone has any suggestions for something closer in and within easy reach of an underground station at a sensible price I'd be happy to hear. Cheers.

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  • ugo.santaluciaugo.santalucia Posts: 26,761
    The metropolitan line extends all the way to Amersham and Chesham. Surely you can find a way to park for free in either of them... more M40 than M4 though
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 25,290 Lives Here
    Beware some of the unofficial airport parking companies, there have been news stories about some of them parking cars in muddy fields or ragging the cars around. I think these are mainly the ones that offer valet parking from the terminal though.
    Booking online first is cheaper than turning up and paying.
    But what Ugo says may be more sensible and will almost certainly be cheaper.
  • ProssPross Posts: 31,634
    Cheers, I tend to book through the official Heathrow car park and just drive in and use the shuttle bus. It's not too expensive at just over £50 but it's a bit of a trek in on the Tube from there. If I go up for a day I tend to park at Osterley station but not sure if you can park for more than 24 hours at a time there.

    I'll take a look at the northwest London area.
  • darkhairedlorddarkhairedlord Posts: 7,168
    leave the car at home and "let the train take the strain"

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  • ProssPross Posts: 31,634
    Seems I can park for the whole period at Osterley so will probably do that, £21 for 5 days isn't bad!
  • GreggerGregger Posts: 71
    Find somewhere off here

    https://www.justpark.com/

    I've used a spot on N London, very well priced and good
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,332
    Park it in Reading and get the bus in.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,380
    I'd get the bus in from Peckham personally
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,332
    I'd get the bus in from Peckham personally

    You broke the rules twice.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,380
    Why? Class system?
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,332
    Why? Class system?

    The meter has expired.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • Garry HGarry H Posts: 6,639
    Leave the car in Cardiff and hire a private jet. Probably cheaper
  • ProssPross Posts: 31,634
    £21 to park for 5 days in a CCTV covered and patrolled car park for 5 days at a Zone 4 station, 20 minute or so trip into central London at a return cost of less than £12 for 3 people. I'd say that was reasonable value. With a delay on my trip back from Paris it was also far more convenient than if we'd gone by train or coach.
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