Temporary Closure of Sophia St 'Farmers' Car Park

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Published: 27 Oct 2022

Temporary closure of Sophia Street (‘Farmers’) car park

  • Timaru District Council is carrying out a building evaluation of the car park building located at 73 Sophia Street (the ‘Farmers car park’)
  • This will help Council to determine any future maintenance plans.
  • In order to carry out the evaluation safely, the car park building will be closed to all vehicles from the week beginning 31st October 2022, for a duration of up to 4 weeks.
  • Pedestrians will still be able to walk through the car park and into Farmers, and access the lift.
  • There are over 450 alternative pay and display parks in Timaru city centre, plus free 2 hour parking on the Terrace (above Kathmandu) - check out the map below for options:

map of parking locations in CBD

Last updated: 27 Oct 2022