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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.


Restricted roads

Restricted periods

All Saints C of E Primary

  • Hanover Rd
  • Deburgh Rd (between Norman Rd and Hanover Rd)

8–9.15am and 2.45–4pm, Mon–Fri

Aragon Primary

  • Aragon Rd (between Kingsbridge Rd and Cleveland Rise)
  • Aragon Place

8–9.15am and 2.45–4pm Mon–Fri

Beecholme Primary

  • Beecholme Ave

8.15–9.15am and 2.45–3.45pm, Mon–Fri

Benedict Academy

  • Benedict Road

8–9.15am and 2.45–3.45pm, Mon–Fri

Bishop Gilpin C of E Primary

  • Lake Rd (between Leopold Rd and Church Hill)
  • Ricards Rd
  • Leopold Ave
  • Helme Close

8–9am and 2.45–4pm, Mon–Fri

Date Valley

  • Cricket Green (cul-de-sac section)

8–9.15am and 2.45–3.45pm, Mon–Fri

Garfield Primary

  • Garfield Rd (between Tennyson Rd and Milton Rd)
  • Dryden Rd

8.15–9.15am and 2.45–3.45pm, Mon–Fri

Gorringe Park Primary

  • Sandy Lane (between Fernlea Rd and Streatham Rd)
  • Harbour Close
  • Tide Close
  • Summerhill Way
  • Spring Grove

8–9am and 3–3.45pm, Mon–Fri

Harris Primary Academy

  • Ivy Gardens

8–9.30am and 2.30–4pm, Mon–Fri

Hillcross Primary

  • Ashridge Way (between Leamington Ave and Hillcross Ave)
  • Woodland Way
  • Monkleigh Rd (between Hillcross ave and Northernhay Walk)
  • Shaldon Drive (between Monkleigh Rd and Northernhay Walk)

8–9.15am and 2.30–3.30pm, Mon–Fri

Holy Trinity C of E Primary

  • Effra Rd (between Evelyn Rd and Trinity Rd)
  • Faraday Rd (between Evelyn Rd and Trinity Rd)

8–9.15am and 2.45–3.45pm, Mon–Fri

Hollymount Primary

  • Cambridge Rd, SW20 (between Pepys Rd and Lambton Rd)

8.15–9.15am and 2.45–4pm, Mon–Fri

Links Primary

  • Frinton Road and Gunton Road

8–9.30am and 2.45–4pm, Mon–Fri

Malmesbury Primary

  • Malmesbury Rd
  • Newminster Rd
  • Neath Gardens

8.15–9am and 2.45–3.45pm, Mon–Fri

Merton Park Primary

  • Erridge Rd (from its junction with Poplar Rd to its junction with Stratton Close)
  • Stratton Close
  • Stratton Road
  • Keswick Ave
  • Church Lane (cul-de-sac)

8.30–9.15am and 3–3.45pm, Mon–Fri

Pelham Primary

  • Southey Rd SW19 (between Pelham Rd and Kingston Rd)

8.15–9.15am and 2.45–4pm, Mon–Fri

Poplar Primary

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

8–9.15am and 2.30–4pm, Mon–Fri

Ricards Lodge High School

  • Lake Rd (between Leopold Rd and Church Hill)
  • Ricards Rd
  • Leopold Ave
  • Helme Close

8–9am and 2.45–4pm, Mon–Fri

Rutlish School

  • Watery Lane
  • Manor Gardens

8–8.45am and 2.30–3.45pm, Mon–Fri

St Marks Primary

  • St Marks road (between St Mark’s Rd and Armfield Crescent)
  • Chalkley Close

8–9.15am and 2.45–3.30pm, Mon–Fri

St Mary's RC Primary

  • Russell Rd SW19 (between Pelham Rd and car park entrance)

8–9.15am and 2.45–4pm, Mon–Fri

St Matthew’s Primary

  • Cottenham Park Rd SW20 (between Burdett Ave and cul-de-sac)

8.15–9.15am and 2.45–3.45pm, Mon–Fri

St Teresa’s RC Primary

  • Montacute Rd (between Middleton Rd and Lillishall Rd)
  • Newminster Rd

8–9.15am and 2.45–3.45pm, Mon–Fri

St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary

  • Commonside East (access / spur road)

8–9.30am and 2.30–3.30pm, Mon–Fri

Singlegate Primary

  • North Gardens
  • South Gardens
  • Valley Gardens (between South Gardens and No 5 Valley Gdns)

8–9.15am and 2.30–3.45pm, Mon–Fri

Stanford Primary

  • Chilmark Rd SW16
  • Hassocks Rd
  • Oxtoby Way
  • Byards Croft

8–9.15am and 2.30–3.45pm, Mon–Fri

The Sherwood Primary

  • Abbots Rd (between Sherwood Park Rd and Commonside East)
  • Castleton Rd
  • Hadley Rd

8.15–9.15am and 2.45–3.45pm, Mon–Fri

Ursuline High School

  • Crescent Road
  • Southdown Drive

8–9am and 2.45–3.30pm, Mon–Thu

William Morris Primary

  • Recreation Way, Mitcham (between the roundabout and Huntington Close)

8–9.15am and 2.30–3.45pm, Mon–Fri

Wimbledon Park Primary

  • Havana Rd SW19
  • Wellington Rd

8.15–9.15am and 2.45–3.45pm, Mon–Fri

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.