Resident motorcycle parking permit
Residents of the borough can apply for a motorcycle parking
If you live in a car-free property you do not qualify for an
on-street parking permit, unless you are the holder of a disabled
person’s (blue) badge.
Along with your application, you must provide:
- Your LBTH council tax reference number
- Your UK vehicle registration certificate (V5C).
All new applications must be made in
person at your local One Stop
Download the resident
motorcycle parking permit application
form (pdf, 107 kb).
If you are unable to meet the above criteria you will not
qualify for a permit. However, if you would like us to consider
your circumstances you must write to Parking Permits, P.O. Box
62475, London E14 1GL or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will respond to your letter within 5 working days.
Change in details
If you change your name, address or vehicle (including the
registration number) you must return your permit for a refund. You
will then have to make a new application and provide the relevant
Where to park
Providing your parking permit is correctly displayed you can
park in your zone all day in parking bays signed:
- Resident permit holders only
- Permit holders only
- Permit holders only or pay at machine
- Parking concession for other zones.
Your parking permit is not valid for parking in bays signed
differently to those above or off-street on estates. You should
also make sure you do not park in suspended bays regardless of
whether or not the reason for the suspension is apparent.
Find out more about the borough's parking zones.
You can visit other zones in Tower Hamlets for up to a maximum
of three hours per day. During this period (which commences when
you first park in the visited zone) you may make further journeys
using the same signed bays as above to park. However, if you use
your parking permit in that zone after 3 hours have expired, you
may be issued with a penalty charge notice.
A resident motorcycle permit costs £15 for 12 months..
There are a number of solo motorcycle bays in the borough
available to any motorcyclist whether they have a permit or not.
map for their locations. Click on Motorcycle parking bays in
the legend, type in an address and click on 'find my nearest'.
Mulberry Place (AH)
PO Box 55739
5 Clove Crescent
London E14 1BY
Parking helpline: 020 7364 5003 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm;
Saturday, 8am to 4pm)
Fax number: 020 7364 6797