Parking price increases came into effect on 18 April 2019

From October 2019, there will be an additional charge for a diesel vehicle and this charge will be in addition to the cost of a permit, including any surcharge applied to the second and third permit in a residential household.

A full list of the changes can be found on theĀ parking charges page.

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Public Service (LBTH) Parking Permit

Proof of eligibility

  • You are an employee of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
  • You need a vehicle to carry out your day-to-day duties and not only for commuting to a permanent place of work.
  • Your vehicle must not exceed 2.3m (8’6”) in height or 5.2m (16’8”) in length. 

Proof of vehicle 

Photocopy of the UK Registration Certificate, New Keeper Supplement or a print out of the DVLA vehicle details for us to calculate your permit price, unless you are applying for a multi-vehicle permit.

Where to apply and payment methods

Payment must be made by cost code and your application sent to us by:

  • Internal Postal Application: Permits Team, Car Pound, Commercial Road, E1 0HJ
  • Email:

For a multi-vehicle permit we only accept the original application.

Receiving your permit 

Your permit will be sent by internal post. If you do not receive it within 7 days you must contact us immediately on 020 7364 5003.


Please ensure you read and understand the the full terms and conditions before you apply.

Apply for a public service (LBTH) parking permit