Refurbished O2 coach park and ‘Park & Glide’ service

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The newly refurbished coach park at London’s O2 Arena was officially opened on November 30.

The 67-bay park has a new barrier entry system and individually marked bays and passenger walkways, and will also offer electrical hook-up points and water for washing down vehicles.

The ‘Park & Glide’ initiative, will provide free coach parking for the industry in conjunction with express river boat services to Central London.

Coach operators using the prebookable ‘Park & Glide’ service will receive up to 12 hours free coach parking at the venue, while groups of 20-plus continue their journey into Central London with Thames Clippers, or 15 passengers per minibus. For £10.00 passengers will be able to hop-on and off with a Daily River Roamer ticket to and from all of the attractions along the River Thames.

Coach parking can be booked and purchased online at £30.00 for coaches and £15.00 for minibuses (with 12 seats or less), plus a £2.50 booking fee, or upon arrival at the parking office by cash or credit card at the rate of £35.00 and £20.00 respectively.

Coach drivers will also receive a discount at participating restaurants and cafes at the venue.

Booking should be made through [email protected] or by visiting the parking section at www.theo2.co.uk to download the booking form.