Coronavirus updates for parking and streets

Information and advice on parking enforcement, parking permits and road maintenance

Parking enforcement

Full parking enforcement has now resumed.

Although normal parking controls will resume for most drivers, free parking will continue to be available for NHS staff and critical key workers via an application process until August 31, 2020.

Please note: our East Ham Customer Service Centre is currently unable to process any face-to-face parking applications due to Covid-19.

Apply for a new resident permit 
Renew a resident permit 

If you have a change of details (change of vehicle or address) you must email [email protected] as soon as possible with a copy of the log book at your current address. Failure to do so may risk a penalty notice on your vehicle. Find out more about change of details.

Key worker parking application

Free parking for critical key workers will continue to be available until August 31, 2020. 

Requests for NHS or critical key worker applications should be sent to [email protected]

A free parking application allows critical key workers to park in a resident permit bay or shared use bay without charge. This does not permit dangerous parking, blocking dropped kerbs or parking on yellow lines or zig zags.  Parking in this way could result in a penalty charge notice being issued.A key worker is defined as working for the NHS, social care or emergency services.

Your application must be sent 72 hours before parking is required and should include:

  • Confirmation of key worker status, provided on letter headed paper

And or,

  • Email from NHS, social care or emergency services email
  • Purpose of request, duties in Newham, location / establishment of work
  • VRM (Vehicle Registration Mark), Make and Model
  • Period of time parking is required 

Car compound

The car compound is operating reduced hours.

​Monday to Saturday 9am - 5pm

Sunday 10am - 2pm

All other parking and permits

Information about parking bay suspensions, PayByPhone, disabled bays, dropped kerbs and all other permits is on our parking and other permits pages.