Merrion Centre & first direct arena - Leeds

5 Merrion Way, Leeds, LS2 8BT

Total Spaces: 100

Height Restriction: 1.83m

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Merrion Centre & first direct arena - Leeds

This is an official car park for the first direct arena in Leeds (formerly known as the Leeds Arena). You can prebook your parking now using the links above to reserve your space for any event at the first direct arena. All you need to do is add your vehicle registration number and our number plate recognition system will let you easily enter and exit the car park.

Prime Parking for Leeds City Centre

As well as providing official parking for the first direct arena, Leeds, The Merrion Centre Car Park is next to the Merrion Centre, one of Leeds’ largest indoor shopping malls. This multi-storey is ideally located for The O2 Academy, Trinity Leeds, The Light retail mall, Leeds’ historic Millienium Square and the Leeds City Museum.

Height Restriction

Please be aware there is a height restriction of 1.83m in place at this car park.

Entry and exit

Every effort is made by our staff to ensure smooth entry and exit to our Merrion Centre Car Park on first direct arena nights. For large events there may be a waiting period on arrival at the car park. Please allow for this as part of your journey time. After an event, waiting time to exit the car park is unavoidable, however we always have extra car park services and resources at these events to assist with ensuring the quickest possible exit.

Weekend Rate

£1.50 per hour for 3 hours – Learn more

Evening Rates

Parking at the Merrion Centre from just £1.50 per hour for the first 2 hours between 6pm and 6am – Learn more


Click here to prebook parking at our Merrion Centre and First Direct Arena car park

Opening Times

Mon 24 Hours
Tue 24 Hours
Wed 24 Hours
Thu 24 Hours
Fri 24 Hours
Sat 24 Hours
Sun 24 Hours

Tariff Info

Up to 1 hour £3.00
Up to 2 hours £6.00
Up to 3 hours £8.00
Up to 4 hours £10.00
Up to 6 hours £12.00
Up to 8 hours £15.00
Up to 24 hours £19.00

Monday – Thursday Overnight: 6pm-6am

Up to 1 hour £1.50
Up to 2 hours £3.00
Over 2 hours £5.00

Weekends Friday 6pm – Monday 6am

Up to 1 hours £1.50
Up to 2 hours £3.00
Up to 3 hours £4.50
Up to 4 hours £7.00
Up to 6 hours £12.00
Up to 8 hours £15.00
Up to 24 hours £19.00

first direct arena events

£5 for 6 Hours parking from 6pm to 12am.

Car Park Services

  • No services added

Season Ticket Rates (inc. VAT)

Monthly (individual) £200.00
Quarterly (individual) £580.00
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