Parking at Sandwell Valley
Car parks at Sandwell Valley Country Park, Dartmouth Park, Forge Mill Farm and Swan Pool are open though our farms remain closed.
Visitors must still follow social distancing guidance and not congregate or socialise. Please keep your distance from anyone not from your household and do not play team sports or use gym or play equipment.
Parking charges apply at the following car parks at Sandwell Valley in West Bromwich:
- Lodge Hill Road (the main car park accessed from Salters Lane)
- Swan Pool
- Forge Mill Farm & Lake
One ticket covers all Sandwell Valley Country Park car parks.
Charges apply between 9am and 6pm every day in summer (when British Summer Time is in force) and between 9.30am and 3pm every day in winter (when Greenwich Mean Time is in force). Outside of these times there is no charge for parking.
Pay and display charges at these car parks are as follows:
- Up to one hour - 40p
- Up to two hours - 80p
- Up to three hours - £1.20
- Up to four hours - £1.60
- More than four hours (all day) - £2
- One year season ticket - £40
Purchased tickets are valid at all Sandwell Valley car parks.
Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
Buy a season ticket
Regular visitors can purchase an annual parking permit for £40 which can be used all year to park in any Sandwell Valley car park. These season tickets are not valid at any other long or short stay council car park or on event days. Events at the Valley will be advertised at least 21 days in advance.
Download your application form
Return your application form by email or by post
To purchase a car park permit, download an application form and return it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will contact you to take your payment over the phone.
Alternatively, you download and print the relevant form, fill it in, enclose a cheque payable to Sandwell MBC and return it to:
Parking Control Office
Sandwell Council House
Car park permits will be posted to you. Postage costs are £7 for special delivery (next day) or £2.50 for recorded delivery (delivered in up to seven days). We cannot be held responsible for postal delays.