Parking portal reveals driveway income hotspots

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A new league table released by an online parking portal has revealed the regions where shrewd homeowners are making the most money by renting out their empty driveways as parking spaces.

According to booking data from, London topped the money-making chart as pre-paid bookings on the portal soared past the one-million-pound mark to a massive £1,110,428 in November alone.

The UK’s capital was followed by the Northwest and Southeast of England, where residents made a whopping combined total of £225,143 and £216,523 respectively also in November this year.

However, the regions where homeowners enjoy the fastest rates of growth were the East Midlands, Wales and the Northeast of England, which benefitted from a surge in takings of 106%, 84% and 59% respectively in November, when compared to pre-pandemic figures in February 2020.

Says Harrison Woods, managing director at

“Our booking data shows that renting out an empty driveway, garage or secure parking space can be a serious money spinner.

“What’s more, it’s very encouraging to see that the top-earning regions are spread across the UK, offering money making opportunities to countless homeowners who have an empty driveway or parking space.”

This news comes as the cost of living surged 5.1% in the 12 months to November, the highest level since September 2011. Indeed, many householders troubled by financial worries are looking for creative ways to offset the rising cost of living.

For more information about listing a driveway, garage or secure parking space, visit

Region Total Earnings

(November 2021)

Growth (Compared to February 2020)
London £1,110,428 49%
Northwest (England) £225,143 40%
Southeast (England) £216,523 41%
Yorkshire and The Humber £126,993 57%
East of England £115,859 23%
Southwest (England) £115,217 16%
West Midlands (England) £96,093 44%
Scotland £84,338 45%
East Midlands (England) £73,201 106%
Wales £24,668 84%
Northeast (England) £17,383 59%
Northern Ireland £5,248 24%



Chris Price
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