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View important changes to parking enforcement on Transport for London's road network (red routes) within the City


You cannot park on a single yellow line during controlled hours.

Parking is prohibited on double yellow lines at all times.

Loading and unloading

Single or double yellow lines with no kerb markings

You can load or unload for a maximum of 40 minutes. A Civil Enforcement Officer (CEO) will observe a private vehicle for five minutes and a commercial vehicle for 10 minutes and look for loading activity. If the CEO doesn't see any loading or unloading activity or it's not continuous the CEO may issue a parking ticket.

Single or double yellow lines with kerb markings

Double yellow kerb markings

Loading and unloading is prohibited at all times. A nearby white time plate will state 'no loading at any time'.

Single yellow kerb marking

Loading and unloading is prohibited between the times shown on the nearby white time plate.

Picking up or setting down passengers

You may stop briefly to pick up or set down passengers failing which you may get a parking ticket.

Advice regarding enforcement and parking
020 7332 3910

Advice line is open Monday to Friday 7am-7pm (excluding bank holidays), Weekends 8am-2pm

Please note that our advisors are not authorised to make decisions on any challenges to Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) over the phone.