Information About Blue Badge Disabled Parking
Information about the Blue Badge disabled parking scheme
The Blue Badge eligibility criteria has been expanded and became effective on 30 August 2019. Please read ourfor further details.
Blue Badges are issued to individual applicants and organisations that provide transport to disabled people.
Blue Badge holders are entitled to:
- free parking in all West Berkshire Council car parks, except Newbury Library and Newbury Corn Exchange (Bear Lane) Car Park
- free parking in the
- up to three hours parking on yellow line restrictions, provided an obstruction is not being caused
In addition, Blue Badge holders who make regular use of the Kennet Centre or Northbrook multi-storey car parks in Newbury can apply for inclusion on the Licence Plate Recognition System.
The Blue Badge scheme is governed by the Department for Transport using the
How to Apply for or Renew a Blue Badge
If you are an existing Blue Badge holder, you should complete the application form at least 28 days before your current badge expires.
A Blue Badge costs £10. Payment is only required once the application has been assessed and approved.
Please note: cash payments are no longer accepted. Payment can be made online, by telephone or by cheque / postal order.
Apply or Renew as an Individual
To apply for or renew a Blue Badge, please use the online application form on the GOV.UK website.
If you apply online, supporting documents that cannot be scanned must be submitted by hand or via post. Digital photographs may be submitted by email.
Alternatively, you can complete the
Apply or Renew as an Organisation
To apply for or renew an organisation Blue Badge, please complete the
If you would like further assistance with your application, please contact the Blue Badge Team by email or telephone, where one of our team will be happy to assist you.
Lost Blue Badge
If you have lost your Blue Badge, please complete the Blue Badge Team.or get in touch with the
There's a £10 fee for replacing a lost badge.