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How to get a temporary parking permit in London

How to get a temporary parking permit in London

If you are looking to move home in London, it’s very likely that you will need a temporary parking permit (sometimes called a parking suspension) so that your removal company can park their moving vehicles on the day of your move. As you are probably aware, London has a great deal of parking restrictions in place which makes getting a permit before your move super important to avoid problems and stressful delays.

Firstly, if you are using a London removal company, the chances are they will already be on the case and have a discussion with you about planning and obtaining a parking permit. You will want to have the discussion as soon as possible to make sure your permit is in place well before your move date.

Apply for a temporary parking permit

Each individual borough in London has its own parking rules and permit application process. The costs and process can vary quite a bit depending on which authority you need to contact.

You can always check the local authority website for London to find the authority you need to contact.

You can also visit which has direct links to permit application forms for some borough’s in London.

More often than not, the type of permit given is for temporary or visitor parking directly obtained via the local authority website. In some boroughs you can purchase various time-limited permits which can range from 30 minutes to one full day.

A good removal company in London will advise and talk you through the best way to proceed and the type of permit you will need for them to park and carry out their duties.

Roberts & Denny’s are a BAR and ISO registered moving company that has helped many families and individuals plan their move and apply for the correct parking permits to avoid delays. If you are moving house in London and need to obtain a parking permit then speak to us today to discuss your move.