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Parking spaces

As of November 2022, Southwark Council had approximately 28,717 on-street parking spaces and 16,045 off-street parking spaces.

On-street parking

The table below lists the type of on-street parking space and the approximate number of each type of on-street parking space. An on-street parking space is a controlled parking area on the public highway.

Type of on-street parking space

Sum of spaces

Ambulance Bay

20

Car club bay

153

Coach parking place 

17

Disabled Persons Parking Place (DPPP)

1,260

Doctor only

35

Electric vehicles only

51

Free short stay parking place (short stay)

1,062

Loading only bay

261

Free solo motorcycle parking place

460

Pay-by-Phone parking place (pay)

962

Permit-holders only parking place (permit)

17,618

Shared-use (pay or permit)

6,181

Shared-use (permit and short stay)

17

Shared-use (DPPP and loading bay)

4

Taxi only

23

Permit-holders only past this point 

593

Grand total

28,717

Off-street parking

The table below lists the type of off-street parking space and the approximate number of each type of off-street parking space. An off-street parking space is a controlled parking area not on the public highway (for example, within car parks of housing estates or parks).

Type of off-street parking space

Sum of spaces

Ambulance bay

6

Disabled Persons Parking Place (DPPP)

488

Free solo motorcycle parking place

36

Pay parking place

450

Permit-holders only parking place (permit)

14,755

Southwark Council Children Services

2

Time-limited visitor parking

308

Grand total

16,045

Unrestricted parking

The council has approximately 50 kilometres of potential on-street parking, which is unrestricted, in the borough.

Cycle parking

The council provides free on-street cycle parking throughout the borough. We also provide 56 cycle hire stations which are maintained by Transport for London and their agents, and over 500 cycle hangars which are provided by Cyclehoop or Falco.

Page last updated: 17 May 2023

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