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Does anyone know the standard length of a car parking space?

(6 Posts)
maggiethecat Tue 26-Jul-11 22:30:02

Need to know how many spaces to reserve for the 10m removal van being used for our move next week.

foodjunkie Thu 28-Jul-11 21:24:23

Er, the only thing I can roughly advise you is that my husbands car is 17 feet long & we struggle with it overhanging & encroaching onto the public highway....That may not be helpful so apologies if this confuses things further.

Mammonite Fri 29-Jul-11 00:08:39

2.5 metres in a carpark, might be more like 3 metres for parallel parking.

Mammonite Fri 29-Jul-11 00:10:12

Sorry, that's the width! Length 5 metres for a car park, so 2 spaces should be enough or 3 for manouvring room

thisisyesterday Fri 29-Jul-11 00:10:54

hmmm i would say at least 4... maybe 5

cos remember they will need to let the back down and have access

thisisyesterday Fri 29-Jul-11 00:11:32

ahhh sorry, was going on mammonite's lenghts!
that'll teach me lol

yes, agree that 3 would be fine

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