Parking on private land


Guide to the law on parking on private land in England and Wales. Please click on the graphic to enlarge it.



Basic Land Law: mainly civil Parking on private land (i.e not on public roads and car-parks run by public authorities).  Granting temporary permission to park — Creating a permanent right by deed or by unlawful use over time (“prescription”) — Parking and private rights of way — Enforcement (taking action against unlawful parking) — Abandoned vehicles and nuisance parking (inc. displaying cars for sale in the road).