New Carer permits introduced for Ealing

Ealing Council will introduce new ways of paying for parking this month, making it easier for carers to carry out their work in the borough.

Two new kinds of carer’s permit are now available. The professional carer permit will allow people whose work involves providing regular care to several people to park in up to five different controlled parking zones (CPZs) for just £45 a year.

The new personal carer permit also costs £45. This works differently by allowing people who live in a CPZ zone to apply for a permit so their professional carer can park near their home. Both permits will help support vulnerable residents, and the people who care for them.

Councillor Bassam Mahfouz, cabinet member for transport and environment, said: “I am delighted that we have been able to deliver these new permits. As a council, we value the work that our carers do in the borough and want to support them, and the vulnerable people that they help, in any way we can.”

To apply for a carer’s permit, go to www.ealing.gov.uk/parking.