For a charge, certain parking spaces can be suspended.
The most common operating times of parking suspensions are 8am to 6.30pm, Monday to Friday, however under certain circumstances, like road resurfacing, the suspension can be operational 24 hours a day.
Suspension warning signs will be erected on the nearest sign posts and will indicate the operating times and dates of the suspension.
When a bay can be suspended
The following types of parking spaces can be suspended:
permit holders (residents/business parking bays)
pay and display
disabled persons (only if absolutely necessary)
taxi rank (only if absolutely necessary)
Only the following activities will be considered for a parking suspension:
domestic or office removals
statutory works (gas, water, electricity, telecom)
mobile workshop, with equipment fitted to the floor of the vehicle (for example, welding equipment, generator, compressor)
skip placement - contact the applications processing team (details below) to apply for a skip licence once your suspension has been approved
crane operations, temporary structures, scaffolding and storing of plant and material - contact the applications processing team for permission before applying for the suspension
special events - contact the applications processing team for permission before applying for the suspension
filming - contact the Film Office on 01895 556640 before applying for the suspension
Please contact parking operations (details below) if you'd like to apply for a parking suspension but none of the above fit the description of your activity.
Suspension charges are set at £31 per space, per day (or part thereof).
Each space is 5 metres (or about 16 feet) long. A full payment must be made at the time the application is submitted, ensuring the minimum notice period has been met.
Other requests: In addition to the suspension charge, the following types of suspension requests will also incur licensing charges: crane operations, temporary structures, scaffolding, storing of plant and material, filming, skip placement and special events.
Cancellations and amendments: When a request to cancel or amend a parking bay suspension is received at or less than 7 days prior to a suspension coming into force, a cancellation/amendment fee of £30 will be charged.
We accept the following payment methods:
Credit and debit cards - Visa, Master Card, Maestro, Solo and Delta
Cheque/Postal order - postal applications only. Please make payable to London Borough of Hillingdon.
Please note: we do not accept cash payments for suspension applications.
The following activities will not incur a charge:
funerals (only the first 3 spaces are suspended free of charge, for primary vehicle and 2 accompanying vehicles).
Refunds will only be made in exceptional circumstances, which include:
a suspension being cancelled by the applicant at orat least 8 days prior to the parking bay suspension coming into force
the police cancel a suspension for security reasons
Refunds are made by cheque and can take up to 28 working days to be processed.