Bus stops

Find information about bus stop restrictions and what you can do if you get a penalty charge notice when parking in a bus stop.

no stopping except buses sign

a bus stop bay

Can I park in a bus stop?

You cannot park in a bus stop, only a bus can use a bus stop or stand.

Why do we have bus stops?

Bus stops are there so that a bus can pick up and drop off passengers safely. They also ensure that bus services run on time.

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 a bus stop, what do I do?

We are now issuing Regulation 10 Penalty Charge Notices. This means that if you are seen, by a Civil Enforcement Officer, to be parked in a  bus stop we can issue a notice by post. This will be sent to the registered keeper of the vehicle.

You should decide whether to: