parking rights

For many people, parking is a serious issue:  we need cars and we therefore need somewhere to put them.  The law has much to say on this subject. Please click for our Background note on Parking law

Questions with which we can help include:

• Does a right of way include a right to park?

• Can you, over time, acquire a right to park on someone else’s land?

• What are parking control companies allowed to do?  Wheelclamping? “Ticketing”? 

• What action can be taken by a landowner if someone parks on their land without permission?

• How does the law deal with parking by mobile homes, caravans and motor homes?

What rights do leaseholders in blocks of flats have?

Click to go to our Initial enquiry page.

Other pages which may help you: Private rights of way, Ransom strips.

For our print publishing website, please see, and for our website which provides support for residents in private roads, see:

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