The council has one designated lorry parking site, Sands Lane Lorry Park in Dewsbury.

The lorry park is only for the use of HGVs and PSVs which are registered to local companies within the districts of WF12 and WF13.

A £10.00 payment can be made via a debit or credit card at the pay and display machine, this will allow parking for a 24 hour period.

You can also request an annual permit.

How to apply for a lorry parking permit

Fill in our simple online form.

  • Companies within the districts of WF12 and WF13 can apply for up to two permits at a cost of £200.00 per year for each permit.

Clock Completing this form takes around 10 minutes

Paperclip To complete this form you will need a company letter, a copy of your insurance schedule and operating licence.

Apply for a lorry parking permit

After you've applied

We check all the documentation you have provided to make sure it is valid.

All requests are subject to approval and Kirklees Council reserves the right to reject any application.

If we accept your application then:

  • your annual permit will issued;
  • or you may be placed on a waiting list as there are a limited number of spaces.

When you have a lorry parking permit

It must be displayed on your windscreen, clearly visible at all times when you are parked in Sands Lane Lorry Park. Failure to do this, for whatever reason, may result in a parking fine (Penalty Charge Notice).

Having a parking permit does not guarantee a parking space.

There may be a charge of £20.00 for a replacement permit to be issued.

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