Where Blue Badge holders can and cannot park

There are certain parking restrictions that apply to Blue Badge holders.

Where Blue Badge holders cannot park

You cannot park: 

  • On a yellow line when loading restrictions apply (marked by yellow "blips" on the kerb and a sign plate indicating that loading is not permitted)
  • In suspended parking bays (bays where a yellow sign is displayed indicating that parking is suspended)
  • In Doctors’ parking bays
  • In Electric Vehicle (EV) only bays
  • Where they obstruct access or sight lines for other drivers or pedestrians (e.g. at junctions and next
    to dropped kerbs)
  • On the Red Route (or Transport for London Road Network) unless signs permit it
  • In disabled parking bays reserved for a Blue Badge holder with a specific numbered permit
  • In loading bays
  • In motorcycle bays

Where Blue Badge holders can park

In Wandsworth, Blue Badge holders may park in the following locations without payment or time limit providing that a valid Blue Badge is clearly displayed:

  • Resident permit holder only parking bays
  • Business permit holder only parking bays
  • Pay and display only parking bays
  • Permit holder only parking bays
  • Shared use (permit holder/pay and display) parking bays
  • Disabled parking bays

Disabled parking bays

Battersea SW11

  • Hester Road, near junction with Battersea Bridge Road
  • Patience Rd, near junction with Falcon Rd

Clapham Junction SW11

  • Altenburg Gardens, near junction with Lavender Hill
  • Severus Road, near junction with Eckstein Rd
  • Northcote Rd, near junctions with Bennerley Rd, Shelgate Rd and Abyssinia Rd

Earlsfield SW18

  • Magdalen Road, near junctions with Garratt Lane and Tranmere Rd

Putney SW15

  • Lacy Road, opposite Walker’s Place
  • Werter Rd, near junction with Putney High St

Southfields SW18

  • Elsenham Street, near junction with Replingham Rd
  • Pirbright Road, near junction with Wimbledon Pk Rd

St John’s Hill SW11

  • Brussels Road, near junction with St John’s Hill

Tooting Broadway SW17

  • Blackshaw Road, near junction with Wimbledon Rd

Wandsworth Town SW18

  • Neville Gill Close, near junction with Buckhold Rd
  • Mapleton Road, near junction with Garratt Lane

For three hours you can park

  • On single yellow lines
  • On double yellow lines
  • Car parks within Battersea Park

You must clearly mark your time of arrival on the blue badge.


If you have any questions about Blue Badges, use our online form to Make a parking enquiry.