Ambulance bay

Find information about ambulance bays and the restrictions on them.

an ambulance parking bay

no stopping except ambulances sign

Can I park in an ambulance bay?

Only an ambulance can park in an ambulance bay.

Why do we have ambulance bays?

Ambulance bays allow ambulances to park close to hospitals so they can be used to pick up and drop off patients easily.

They are also used by ambulances as a place to wait so they can respond quickly to emergency calls.

How do I know what the restriction times are?

The sign on the street will tell you this. If no times are shown the bay operates at all times, 24 hours a day and every day.

I have received a penalty charge notice when parking in an ambulance bay, what do I do?

You should decide whether to: