Permit parking beyond this point

At the entrance of the street a sign will indicate that parking is for permit holders only. These signs don't restrict access onto the street, for example to make deliveries or reach private parking areas or driveways.

Some residential streets reserved for permit holder parking only (in particular, cul-de-sacs), may not have any signs or bay markings

These types of schemes are successful at minimising the impact that other parking zones may have, as there will be no road markings or other signs. Residents can then park without the pressure of commuter parking.

The signage is very limited, so they work best in small contained areas and not on extensive road networks.

A good example of a successful 'permit holder parking beyond this point' scheme is The Hamlet in Camberwell, SE5.

Page last updated: 15 May 2017