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Information about parking near London Bridge Station
The London Bridge area occupies both the city of London and Southwark, as the bridge crosses between these two areas and connects them over the River Thames. There have been several versions or iterations of this famous bridge, the most recent was built in 1973, which replaced a stone edition that had been built in the 19th century.
Some additional information about parking in london bridge, to cater to all your parking needs
On the Southward side of the bridge, there are about 23 different parking zones. The zones favour those who live in the area, as well as tourists and visitors staying for short periods of time, to help promote tourism and local business. These parking zones are only allowed in designated spots, and work according to local signage.
On the city of London side of the bridge, there are paid on-street parking zones. Interestingly, lower emission vehicles get to pay less on-street parking fees and higher emission vehicles pay a steeper price. Parking areas require that cars park within the white lines, and that visitors display their parking ticket or permit clearly, and park according to on-site signage.
Both in Southward and in the city of London, there are car parks around London Bridge that make it easy for tourists and visitors to park close to the attraction. Most of these lots are privately owned and operated, therefore, the rates vary from place to place.
On both sides of the bridge, there are public means of transportation. Both locales are accessible by bus, train and tube from other areas. This can be a great option for visitors looking to explore the area and avoid the stress of limited parking.
There are reserved on-street spots in Southward and in the city of London that allow those with disabilities to park easily. There are also reserved and designated spots in car parks for those with handicaps and disabilities. These spots are in line with the badge program that is in place in the area.
There are parking restrictions that limit and prevent the ability to park in bus lanes, disabled bays and on yellow lines. There are also many short stay bays close to local shopping that are regulated as well.
Restrictions also exist for specific times of day depending on the parking zone.
There are different rules and regulations for bank holiday parking. Often, parking can be free and the time restrictions can be lifted on days like Christmas Day, Good Friday and other bank holidays.
As mentioned, there are short stay parking stops near shops that can be used for drop off, pick up and for short shopping trips. Drop off and pick up is strictly prohibited in other areas designated for buses, blue badges and in other parking zones.
The main reason that people visit this area is to see and experience London Bridge itself. The bridge draws many tourists and visitors, who are eager to walk its length and explore other local shops and sights in the area.