Slough moves into covid tier 2

The change will come into force at 00:01 Saturday 24 October. Find out more details about Slough going into tier 2 and what it means.

Please go to our coronavirus pages for the latest guidance, how services are affected, and what help is available.

Parking permits

To balance the needs of residents, local businesses and other groups who require access to parking, Slough Borough Council issues a variety of permits for on and off street parking.

How to apply

Applications for Resident, Business, Dispensation and Visitor permits must now be made using:

where an account can be set up and a virtual permit will be issued once your application is approved. It can take up to 24 hours for your permit application to be processed, once it has been received.

If you have a valid paper permit and visitor voucher (scratchcards), they can still be used and will be recognised, once they have expired you will need to renew your permits online.

Any permit enquiries and applications for a Carer and a Car Park Season Ticket can be made at:

The Parking Office,
28 Pegasus Court,
Herschel Street, Slough, SL1 1PA
Tel: 01753 551018 
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm Saturdays 9am – 1pm.

Please make sure you read and agree to the Terms and Conditions of a permit before submitting an application.

Resident parking permits

If you live within any of the resident parking zones found in the list of zones you can apply for a residents parking permit. Please note any resident who resides in a new or existing development where limited or no parking is provided, would not be eligible for a residents parking permit within the zones listed above.

To apply online for a residents permit you must supply proof of residency and proof of vehicle ownership (the vehicle must be registered at the address your permit is for).

Residents parking permits are issued for 1 year and cost:

  • £25 for a 1st residents permit
  • £50 for a 2nd residents permit.

Please note: a third resident’s permit is only issued in very exceptional circumstances and to be considered you must email:

Renew your Resident Permit

It is the permit holder’s responsibility to renew their permit. We will send you a renewal email at the beginning of the month to remind you your permit is due to expire and you must apply for a renewal. You will need to submit your details and proof of address and vehicle ownership documents.

Where can I park?

  • A residents parking permit only permits you to park in permit bays and shared permit and pay & display bays within your Residents Parking Zone.
  • A resident permit does not guarantee you a parking space.
  • You cannot park in pay & display bays (within their hours of operation), loading bays, motorcycle or disabled bays, on single or double yellow lines or in suspended parking bays.

Visitor vouchers

If you live within any of the resident parking zones you can apply online for visitor parking vouchers for your visitor to park within the resident parking zone. Each property is given an allowance of 720 hours to purchase over a 12 month period. All vouchers are sold in slots of 5 (for example you would pay £2.50 and receive 5 x 3 hour vouchers):

  • 5x3 hours - £2.50
  • 5x6 hours - £5.00
  • 5x12 hours - £7.50
  • 5x24 hours - £15.00.

There is an expiry date to these vouchers, which will be stated within your account.

Visitor permit general terms

  • You MUST supply proof of address to be eligible to purchase these vouchers - the list of acceptable items of proof of residency is listed in the terms and conditions
  • 720 hours per household per year is the maximum you can buy.
  • Adults over 60 receive a 50% discount - proof of age will need to be provided.

Business permit

If you are employed by or own a business within any of the resident parking zones you can apply for a business permit. A maximum of 1 permit is permitted per property and they are issued yearly at a cost of £300. When applying for a business permit you must supply proof of company residency, proof of vehicle ownership and proof of employment.

Carers permit

If you live within any of the resident parking zones and need a carer to visit you on a regular basis you can apply for a carer permit at the Parking Office. A maximum of one parking permit is permitted per property and they are issued yearly at a cost of £25. When applying for a carer permit you must supply proof of residency and proof that you are in need of or have a carer.


If you are carrying out utility or road works and need to park within a residential parking zone or on a single or double yellow line you can apply for a dispensation. When applying for a dispensation you must supply proof that you are carrying out works.

The costs of the dispensations are:

  • £30 for a week
  • £10 for a day.

Parking Suspensions

If you require a restricted parking area suspended for utility works, development etc please email with your request. Please state the:

  • location
  • date(s) and times
  • reason the suspension is required.

There may be a cost to place out a parking suspension.

Contact us

Contact Parking form

01753 551018

In person
The Parking Shop