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Special Vehicle Access Permits - Annual

Residents and Businesses operating within restricted (pedestrian) zones central Reading may apply for a Special Vehicle Annual Permit. The permit provides access to the zones within restricted hours. Permits are issued at the discretion of Reading Borough Council as the Highway Authority. Residents and businesses applying for Special Vehicle Access Permits MUST have access to dedicated, off-street parking and are required to provide proof of status for a permit application to be considered.

PROOF OF BUSINESS

  • National Non-domestic Rates Demand,

  • Letter on the official business letterhead explaining the need for access during restricted hours

PROOF OF RESIDENCY

Only one required showing name and address of resident, dated within last 4 months

  • Bank statement
  • Credit card bill/Storecard statement
  • Gas/Electric/Telephone bill (mobile phone bills excluded)
  • Current Council Tax bill

PROOF OF OFF-STREET PARKING

  • Property deeds
  • Tenancy agreement
  • Lease or license to the land
  • Agreement/contract with or specific letter or permission from Landlord giving business access to parking

STATEMENT OF REASONS

This should include reasons why you are applying for a permit, why access cannot be made outside of the hours of operation, the difficulties you have encountered. The more detailed your reasons for applying, the more information the Council can use to decide your application.

SPECIAL VEHICLE PERMIT ZONES

ZoneDescription access
PZ001

Friar Street (Eastbound) only

PZ002

St Mary's Butts (Northbound) & West Street (Northbound) only

PZ003

Minster Street (Westbound) only

PZ004

Broad Street, Cross Street & Queen Victoria Street only

PZ005

Friar Street (Eastbound), Broad Street, Cross Street & Queen Victoria Street only

PZ006

Friar Street (Eastbound), St. Mary Butts (Northbound) & West Street (Northbound) only

PZ007

Friar Street (Eastbound) & Minster Street (Westbound) only

PZ008

Minster Street (Westbound), St Mary's Butts (Northbound) & West Street (Northbound) only

PZ009

Minster Street (Westbound), Broad Street, Cross Street & Queen Victoria Street only

PZ010

St Mary's Butts (Northbound) & West Street (Northbound), Broad Street, Cross Street & Queen Victoria Street only

PZ011

Friar Street (Eastbound), Minster Street (Westbound), St Mary's Butt (Northbound) & West Street (Northbound only)

PZ012

Minster Street (Westbound),St Mary's Butt (Northbound), West Street (Northbound), Broad Street, Cross Street& Queen Victoria Street only

PZ013

Friar Street (Eastbound), St Mary's Butts (Northbound) & West Street (Northbound), Broad Street, Cross Street & Queen Victoria Street only

PZ014

Friar Street (Eastbound), Minster Street (Westbound), Broad Street, Cross Street & Queen Victoria Street only

PZ015

Friar Street (Eastbound), Minster Street (Westbound), St Mary's Butt (Northbound) & West Street (Northbound), Broad Street, Cross Street & Queen Victoria Street


 

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