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Parking for key workers

Information regarding parking for key workers.

We are committed to reducing emissions and discouraging non-essential car journeys, including for commuting. Public transport should be used where possible. You can find useful information for planning journeys by public transport on our Transport for London page .

If you must drive there are two types of parking permit options available to some NHS staff:

  • Essential Health Permits – issued to those delivering hands-on care in the community, to park for four hours per location. Please contact your directorate administrator to find out if you are eligible to apply.

  •  Hospital Health Permits – issued by the hospital, these are on-street parking permits for those who are eligible and cannot use public transport due to their home location and shift pattern. The number of permits is restricted and there is a waiting list of eligible staff. For eligibility information and to join the waiting list, please contact the parking and security team at University Hospital Lewisham.

If you are a University Hospital Lewisham employee, you can talk to your administrator or Human Resources representative about the parking options available.

From 1 June 2021, there are no other Council permit types available for key workers. If you are not eligible for either of the above permits, there is a pay and display carpark in Holbeach.