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School streets (school safety zones)

Introduction

A school street has restricted access for 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.

Vehicles already parked in an affected street may leave at any time.

During the restricted periods, we will carry out enforcement using automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras.

List of school streets and restriction times

Restrictions don't apply during school holidays, weekends or bank holidays.

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 GilpinLake Rd (from Leopold Rd to Church Hill; Ricards 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

Hollymount 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

​Ricards LodgeLake Rd (from Leopold Rd to Church Hill; Ricards Rd;

Leopold Ave; Helme Close​

​8am - 9.30am

2.45pm - 4pm

Rutlish Watery Lane and Manor Gardens

8am - 9.15am 

2.45pm - 4pm

Singlegate PrimarySouth Gardens

8am - 9.15am

2.00pm - 3.15pm

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 Lilleshall 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

 

Penalty charge notices and appeals

If you drive on a school street at a restricted time and you don’t have a school safety zone permit, you may receive a penalty charge notice (PCN).

We recommend that you apply for a school safety zone permit if you are eligible, to avoid receiving unnecessary PCNs.

If you appeal the PCN we will normally cancel it if you provide evidence that you are:

  • a resident living in the street, 
  • a parent or carer of a child at the school, and either you or the child are a Blue Badge holder, 
  • a paid carer attending a pre-arranged appointment with a vulnerable resident in the street,
  • providing transport to a medical appointment, or
  • providing emergency support to a vulnerable resident.