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School streets (school safety zones)

A school street is a street near a school with restricted access to vehicles at drop-off and pick-up times. The restricted area is also called a school safety zone.

You may be able to apply for a school safety zone permit to allow you to use the street during these times.

During the restricted periods, we will carry out enforcement using cameras.

We introduced new school streets in 2020. The new school streets are included in the list below. See Introducing New School Streets for more information on the expansion

List of school streets

School Restricted roads Restricted periods
All Saints

Hanover Rd

Deburgh Rd (between Norman Rd and Hanover Rd)

8am - 9.15am

2.45pm - 4pm

AragonAragon Rd (between Kingsbridge Rd and Cleveland Rise Aragon Place

8am - 9.15am

2.45pm - 4pm

BeecholmeBeecholme Ave

8am - 9.15am

2.45pm - 4pm

Benedict PrimaryBenedict Road

8am - 9.15am

2.45pm - 4pm

Bishop Gilpin and Ricards LodgeLake Rd (from Leopold Rd to Church Hill Richards Rd; Leopold Ave; Helme Close

8am - 9.30am

2.45pm - 4pm

Date ValleyCricket Green (cul-de sac section)

8am - 9.15am

2.45pm - 4pm

GarfieldGarfield Rd (from Tennyson Rd to Milton Rd) and Dryden Rd

8am - 9.15am

2.45pm - 4pm

Gorringe Park

Sandy Lane Between Fernlea Rd and Streatham Rd)

Harbour Close; Tide Close; Summerhill Way; Spring Grove

8am - 9.15am

2.45pm - 4pm

Harris Primary AcademyIvy Gardens

8am - 9.30am

2.30pm - 4pm

Hillcross

Ashridge Way (between Leamington Ave to Hillcross Ave)

Woodland Way

Monkleigh Rd (from Hillcross ave to Northernhay Walk)

Shaldon Drive (from Monkleigh Rd to Northernhay Walk)

8am - 9.15am

2.30pm - 4pm

Holy Trinity

Effra Rd (from Evelyn Rd to Trinity Rd)

Faraday Rd (from Evelyn Rd to Trinity Rd)

8am - 9.15am

2.30pm - 4pm

Holymount Cambridge Rd, SW20 (from Pepys Rd to Lambton Rd)

8.15am - 9.15am

2.45pm - 4pm

Links Primary School

Frinton Road

Gunton Road

8am - 9.30am

2.45pm - 4pm

Malmesbury Malmesbury Rd and Leominster Rd (between Newminster Rd and Netley Gdns) Neath Gardens

8am - 9.15am

2.45pm - 4pm

Merton Park Primary

Erridge Rd from its junction with Poplar Rd

Stratton Close;  Stratton Road;  Keswick Ave Church Lane (cul de sac)

8am - 9.15am 

2.45pm - 4pm

Pelham Primary Southey Rd, SW19 (from Pelham Rd to Kingston Rd)

8am - 9.15am

2.45pm - 4pm

Poplar Poplar Rd South (between Cranleigh Rd and Crown Lane)

8am - 9.15am

2.30pm - 4pm

Rutlish Watery Lane and Manor Gardens

8am - 9.15am 

2.45pm - 4pm

Singlegate Primary (on hold)South Gardens

8am - 9.15am

2.30pm - 3.30pm

St Marks Primary St Marks road (between St Mark's Rd to Armfield Crescent) Chalkley Close

8am - 9.15am

2.45pm – 4pm

St Marys Russell Rd, SW19 (from Pelham Rd to car Park)

8am - 9.15am

2.45pm - 4pm

St Matthews Cottenham Park Rd, SW20 (from Burdett Ave to cul de sac)

8am - 9.15am

2.45pm - 4pm

St Teresa

Montacute Rd

(From Middleton Rd to Lillishall Rd)

8am - 9.15am

2.45pm - 4pm

St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary SchoolCommonside East (access road)

8am - 9.30am

2.30pm - 3.30pm

Stanford

Chilmark Rd, SW16

Hassocks Rd

Oxtoby Way

Byards Croft

8am - 9.15am

2.45pm - 4pm

The Sherwood

Abbots Rd (from Sherwood Park Rd to Commonside East)

Castleton Rd

Hadley Rd

8am - 9.15am

2.45pm - 4pm

Ursuline High Crescent Road and Southdown Drive

8am - 9am

2.45pm - 4pm

William Morris

Recreation way, Mitcham

Between the roundabout and Huntington Close

8am - 9.15am

2.15pm - 3.30pm

Wimbledon Park primary

Havana Rd SW19

Wellington Rd

8am - 9.15am

2.45pm - 4pm