Definition of overflow car park in English:

overflow car park

noun

British
  • An area providing additional space in which to leave vehicles if the main car park is full.

    ‘talks are underway about overflow car parks if required’
    • ‘Three double decker buses will run every 20 minutes between an overflow car park and the auction mart.’
    • ‘"We couldn't believe how many people came, we had to use two overflow car parks to get everyone in," he said.’
    • ‘We cannot afford to lose this valuable and well-used overflow car park.’
    • ‘The intention was to convert the ground floor of a house into a farm shop, replace and enlarge the garden centre and coffee shop, and landscape an overflow car park.’
    • ‘Last year the main car park was closed off in the early morning and now the same will apply to the overflow car park.’
    • ‘The proposed new venue is currently used as an overflow car park.’
    • ‘On the best day for the weather, they spilled over into an overflow car park.’
    • ‘We were late, and were directed to an overflow car park in a field, full of potholes and cowpats.’
    • ‘The overflow car park was rammed.’
    • ‘The projected redevelopment could mean the end of the overflow car park at holiday times.’