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Disabled parking bays and blue badge parking

Disabled drivers may park in pay and display, time limited bays (excluding resident permit areas), car parks and on street bays for as long as necessary providing a valid Blue Badge is on display.

Where to find town centre on-street disabled parking bays

  • Crockenhill – outside the shops at The Broadway
  • Edenbridge – outside the church in Church Road
  • Edenbridge – in Croft Road next to Boots (2 spaces)
  • Sevenoaks – in the High Street outside "Mousetrap" and opposite HSBC
  • Sevenoaks – in the High Street just south of St Nicholas Church
  • Sevenoaks – in London Road outside "Beautique" and opposite the M&S store
  • Sevenoaks – in The Drive near Dartford Road
  • Sevenoaks – in South Park outside the Post Office (3 hours maximum stay)
  • Sevenoaks – at the bottom of St Botolphs Road just up from the Tubs Hill shops
  • Swanley – at the end of Station Road next to the Lullingstone Castle public house (2 spaces)
  • Westerham – in the parking area in Fullers Hill
  • Westerham – at the east end of the parking area in Market Square outside the George & Dragon public house
  • Westerham – at the west end of the parking area in Market Square outside the Nationwide Building Society

Applying for a disabled persons parking bay

In order for your application to be successful, you must fulfil all of the following criteria:

  • The application must be made in the name of one registered disabled person
  • You must hold a current and valid blue badge (a photocopy of both sides of the badge must be enclosed with the application form)
  • You must be in receipt of one of the following benefits:
    • Disability Living Allowance (higher rate mobility component)
    • Personal Independence Payment (higher rate mobility component)
    • Attendance Allowance or
    • War Pension

There must be no space available for parking your vehicle within the boundary of your property, such as a garage or driveway

  • There are parking problems within the road (you regularly have difficulty finding available space on street close to your property)
  • There must be no existing parking restrictions in place (i.e. single or double yellow lines)
  • Existing disabled parking bays in any one street do not exceed 5% of total parking places available
  • The bay is not required at a location, which may compromise public safety i.e. on a bend or the brow of a hill, close to a junction, within the turning head of a cul-de-sac
  • The road must be part of the adopted public highway, maintained by Kent County Council
  • The provision of a disabled persons parking bay must relieve congestion on the public highway

If these criteria are not met, your application may not be allowed.

If you have any queries, please contact us.

Apply for a Disabled Persons' Parking Bay