Decide what parking you require for your shoot from the options below. Merton has Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) – applications for bay suspensions & dispensations within a CPZ must be applied for online.

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Parking Types

Bay Suspensions

(5 Working Days Notice)

To suspend P&D Bays, Shared Use and Permit Holder Bays.

Applications must be made via FilmHub.

SYL Dispensation

(5 Working Days Notice)

These enable vehicles to park on available SYL in an individual zone (CPZ) in the borough where available.

Applications must be made via FilmHub.

  • Suspended parking bays – admin costs  are £30 per 3 bays to produce, erect, and remove signage) & approx. £25 per bay per day charge.
  • SYL Dispensations – A dispensation notice will be provided, and must be displayed in the vehicle at all times. It is preferable that we have the vehicle registration but not essential. A SYL dispensation doesn’t guarantee a parking space.
  • In places where there are no existing parking bays or yellow lines a temporary traffic order may be needed to restrict parking.
  • Parking will be retracted and charges applicable if cones are used without specific permission from Merton Film Office.

Parking Charges

  • Parking Bay suspensions
    • Per bay, per day
    • P+D Bays
    • Shared Use Bays
    • Permit Bays
  • SYL Dispensation
    • Per day
    • Car or Transit
    • up to 5.5m
    • equivalent of one bay
  • SYL Dispensation
    • Per day
    • E.g. Luton Van
    • up to 7.5m
    • equivalent of 1.5 bays
  • SYL Dispensation
    • Per day
    • Outsized Vehicles
    • 7.5m plus
    • equivalent of 2 bays+

Parking bay suspensions & dispensations require 5 working days notice.

Administration Fees

Bay Suspensions – application fee of £30 per 3 bays. The application fee is non-refundable in all circumstances.

Single Yellow Line Dispensation – A single yellow line dispensation costs £13.20 per vehicle per day.

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