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Connaught Bridge Closure from Monday 1 October for 3 week The Connaught Bridge by London City Airport has closed to vehicle traffic from today for the next three weeks. This is to allow maintenance work to the bridge. The pedestrian walkway beneath the road bridge remains open. While refurbishment work goes on traffic is being diverted via Gallions Roundabout, Woolwich Manor Way, Albert Road, and Connaught Road. Please allow extra time for any journeys in the area.​

Parking permits

On this page you find details of the parking permits we offer, how to renew or apply for a permit, and how to tell us about a change.​​

Parked cars

Types of parking permits

Business access permitBusiness parking permitCourtesy vehicle parking permitDisabled resident parking permitResident access parking permit

 

Renew or apply for a parking per​mit

Online

You can renew or apply for:

In person

At East Ham Customer Service Centre you can renew or apply for:
You will need to bring a debit or credit card to make your payment. We do not accept cash or cheques.
 

By post

If you apply by post you must pay by cheque or postal order made payable to 'London Borough of Newham'.
  
Fill in your application form and send it with the fee and documents to: 

Newham Parking Permits 
PO Box 62484
London
E16 9AU
We recommend that you send your application by recorded delivery. We will return the original documents by recorded delivery.
If your application is successful, it can take up to 10 working days for the permit to get to you in the post. Please make sure you leave plenty of time.
 

Change of details

If you have changed your vehicle or address you will need to visit East Ham Customer Service Centre to update your permit.

Only the permit holder can make a change to a permit. If you are unable to visit in person, someone else can make the change as long as they bring:
  • a completed and signed form by you, the permit holder
  • proof of identity 
  • a letter from you that allows them to do so.
The cost to make a change to your permit is £5.
 

Change of address

Fill in and print a copy of the resident parking permit application form (PDF).

Bring it to East Ham Customer Service Centre with your:
  • current parking permit
  • credit/debit card (Visa, Mastercard, Delta, Maestro and Visa Electon) to pay the £5 permit replacement charge
  • Blue Badge number (if applicable).
You will also need to give us proof of your new address. This can include any one of the following:
  • driving licence
  • current Council Tax bill
  • bank/credit card statement dated within three months
  • utility bill dated within three months
  • current council rent book
  • welfare benefits letter dated within three months
  • Department for Work and Pensions letter dated within three months.

If you do not have any of these documents you can bring one of the following instead, however we will only be able to issue you with an eight week temporary permit:

  • mortgage offer letter 
  • solicitors letter
  • tenancy agreement.
During the eight week period you will need to bring in proof of your new address to be able to get a full permit.

Change of vehicle or registration

Fill in and print a copy of the resident parking permit application form (PDF).

Bring it to East Ham Customer Service Centre with your:
  • current parking permit
  • credit/debit card (Visa, Mastercard, Delta, Maestro and Visa Electon) to pay the £5 permit replacement charge
  • Blue Badge number (if applicable).
You will also need to give us proof of your new vehicle. This can be one of the following:
  • UK vehicle registration document (V5C/2 or full log book V5C)
  • lease/hire agreement.
If you have a company car or a business parking permit you will need to provide both:
  • your UK vehicle registration document (V5C/2 or full log book V5C) or lease/hire agreement
  • a letter from your employer on headed paper dated within three months that confirms your name and address.

If you do not have these documents

If you do not have any of these documents, we will only be able to give you a temporary eight week permit. You must bring:
  • UK vehicle registration supplement (V5C/2 logbook supplement)
  • sales receipt/invoice
  • certificate of motor insurance.
To get a full permit, during the eight week period you must bring one of the following documents:
  • UK vehicle registration document (V5C/2 or full log book V5C)
  • lease/hire agreement
  • a letter from your employer on headed paper dated within three months.
 

Cancel your permit

If you have moved out of a Newham residential parking zone, disposed of or sold your vehicle, you must return your parking permit to us for cancellation.

To cancel your free permit, or cancel and request a refund for a paid permit, please click the link below and follow the instructions provided:

Please note that we do not issue refunds for temporary permits as outlined in our terms and conditions.

Please do not use this form if you have changed your vehicle, number plate/registration or address. To update your permit with any changes you will need to visit East Ham Customer Service Centre. See further instructions here.​

Once you have submitted your application, you must return the original permit to us before we can complete the cancellation process and issue any refund you may be due. It is strongly advisable to return your permit to us via recorded delivery as we take no responsibility for permits lost in the post.

Note:
The eligible refund amount is calculated on how many full calendar months remain on the permit from the date we receive it, minus a £5 administration fee. We will refund you the remaining value if it is above, or equal to, £10. The refund will be issued to the debit or credit card used to purchase the permit.

A full version of the Residential Parking Permit Terms and Conditions can be found here​.

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