Parking

When visiting The Wave, you will receive up to four hours parking in Coventry City Council’s Salt Lane Car Park at a discounted rate.
You can redeem your discounted parking by entering your registration number on the tablet located on the wall before exiting the turnstiles.

Tablets located on ‘The Riptide’ wall, left before exiting turnstyles.

Salt Lane Car Park Discounted Price

Monday – Saturday (8am – 6pm)Normal RateWaterpark Discount
Up to 1 hour£2.00£1.00
Up to 2 hours£3.50£1.50
Up to 3 hours£5.00£2.50
Up to 4 hours£8.00£3.50
Up to 5 hours£12.00£8.00
Up to 6 to 24 hours£12.00£12.00
Evening Charge (6pm – 8am)£1.00£1.00
Sunday (8am – 6pm)Normal RateWaterpark Discount
Up to 2 hours£2.00£2.00
Up to 4 hours£2.00£2.00
Up to 8 hours£4.00£2.00
Up to 10 hours£6.00£4.00
Up to 24 hours£12.00£12.00
Evening Charge (6pm – 8am)£1.00£1.00

The Car Park is owned by Coventry City Council so should you be charged anything different to the above please direct all queries to Coventry City Council.

Please note: Payment for this car park is by credit/debit card or via the Glide app. Payment stations can be found on ground floor of stairwells.

Getting to Salt Lane Car Park

If you are approaching from A429 onto the B4544 (passing The Wave):

1. Continue forward towards the roundabout. Do not turn left onto Greyfriars lane (unless parking in the 5 disabled parking bays).

2. At roundabout, turn left onto Little Park St.

3. Turn Left into Salt Lane.

If you are approaching from St Patricks Lane onto the B4544:

2b. On the second exit, turn left onto Little Park St.

3. Turn Left into Salt Lane.

Disabled Parking

From left to right: Greyfriars Lane 5 bays near The Wave (Left) , External 7 Bays outside Salt Lane Car Park (right)

For those looking for Disabled Parking spaces, 5 bays are located on the side of our building, on Greyfriars Lane, opposite The Squirrel (1).

At Salt Lane Car Park, there are also 24 internal bays as well as 7 external bays on the ground floor for those with modified / high disabled vehicles. Upon exit of Salt Lane Car Park, please use buzzer to give details of your blue badge for verification.

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Walking to and from Salt Lane Car Park

From North Stairwell/Lift of Salt Lane Car Park:
1. Upon exit, turn left and follow path. Upon turn, turn left and continue following path.
2. Upon crossroad , turn left and follow path until crossing.
3. Cross road on crossing and continue down right side of building.
4. Follow round the building, past Mana Spa, and towards entrance of The Wave. Join gated queue for entrance for the waterpark.

From South Stairwell /Lift of Salt Lane Car Park:
1. Upon exit, turn right and follow path. Upon approaching road, turn left and cross at crossing.
2. Continue down right side of building, past Mana Spa, and follow round until you meet the gated queue for entrance for the waterpark.

Upon Exit of The Wave:
Before exiting, be sure to register your car at Car Park tablet to take advantage of our discounted rate!
1. Turn right and follow the right side of building until crossing.
2. Cross crossing and turn right on path, before road entrance.
3. Follow path on right side of Salt Lane Car Park until stairwell/lift entrance on south side.


For those parked at Disability Bay on Greyfriars Lane, located on the right side of the building, please follow round on the left side of the building, towards the front entrance.

If you are unable to park at Salt Lane Car Park, you can alternatively park at Barracks Car Park which is 3 minutes away from us. Please note, you will not be able to claim discount for this car park.

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