The council has one designated lorry parking site, Sands Lane Lorry Park in Dewsbury.

The lorry park is for the use of HGVs and PSVs only.

A £10.00 payment can be made via a debit or credit card at the pay and display machine, this will allow parking for a 24 hour period.

You can also request an annual permit, there are a limited number of spaces and all permit applications are subject to approval and you may be placed on a waiting list.

Apply for a lorry parking permit

  • Local companies can apply for up to two permits at a cost of £200.00 per year for each permit.
  • Cheques should be made payable to 'Kirklees Council' and sent with your application.

Clock Completing this form takes around 10 minutes

Paperclip To complete this form you will need a company letter, a copy of your insurance schedule and operating licence.

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After you've applied

  • When your application has been received and once all the documentation you have provided has been checked and proves valid, then your annual permit will issued.
  • Please note that having a parking permit does not guarantee a parking space.

Parking a lorry on the public highway

A lorry should not be parked on the public highway if:

  • It is over 3.5 tonnes in weight (for example anything substantially bigger than a transit van); and
  • It is not in use, such as overnight and at weekends.

Some lorries may be exempt.

Report a lorry parking on the highway

Contact us with these details:

  • Company name on the side of the lorry.
  • Registration number
  • How often the lorry parks on the highway.

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