Blue Badge Holders

If you need to apply for a Blue Badge or have any enquires regarding the Disabled Parking scheme you will need to contact Kent County Council.

If you need to apply for a Disabled Persons Parking Bay you must first have a valid Blue Badge. Once you have a badge please contact Parking Services for an application form and full details.

Blue Badge Parking in Tunbridge Wells

In all cases please make sure your Blue Badge is correctly displayed with the expiry date showing. Please refer to your blue badge hand book for further details.

  • Blue Badge holders may park for free in any of the public car parks in Tunbridge Wells Borough, there is no time limit
  • Reserved disabled bays are available in selected car parks but you may use any bay in the car park
  • Please note some car parks have 5mph speed ramps at the entrance & exits
  • You may park on a single or double yellow line for up to 3 hours, but you must display your clock on arrival
  • You must not park in designated parking bays other than a disabled bay i.e Police bay, Taxi bay, Loading bay or Residents only parking bay
  • Your Blue Badge is not valid on a loading restriction
  • Your Blue Badge is not valid across dropped kerbs adjacent to tactile paving

Car Parks with reserved bays for Blue Badge Holders

Car Park Number of Bays Location Additional Information
Royal Victoria Place 36 Levels
4 and 6
Located on the entrance to the main shopping levels. There is wheelchair accessible lifts and Shopmobility is on Level 4.
Crescent Road 24 Level 1 Ground Floor pedestrian exit/entrance to Monson Road, there are lifts to all levels from the main pedestrian exit to Monson Road.
Meadow Road 10 Level 1 Exit level, near the main pedestrian exit/entrance, there are wheelchair accessible lifts.
Torrington 13 Levels
1 and 2
There are 5 bays on Level 1 beside the main pedestrian exit to Station Approach, and 8 bays on Level 2 all situated by the main lifts. The lifts are wheelchair accessible to all levels from the main pedestrian exit to Station Approach.
Great Hall 5 Ground Floor Bays are on the ground floor by the pedestrian exit to the Great Hall Arcade. Lifts to all levels are at the same exit.
Camden Road 3 Open air car park The 3 bays are located just inside the entrance to the left.
Linden Park Road 2 Open air car park The 2 bays are on the upper level (open air) on the far left. The nearest pedestrian exit from this level to Sussex Mews is via steps, however there is level access to Sussex Mews via the Linden Park Road entrance on the lower level.

The following bays have been reserved for Blue Badge holders for on street parking in the centre of Tunbridge Wells

Name of Road Number of bays* Location
Calverley Road 2 TN1 2UN - outside number 90
Civic Way 6 at the library (closed 15 June 2016, 9am to 1pm)
1 at the Assembly Hall
TN1 1RS - outside the library and Assembly Hall
Mount Pleasant Road 1 TN1 1RB - opposite Lonsdale Gardens
Newton Road 2 TN1 1RU - outside number 6
Lower Walk, The Pantiles 4 TN2 5TE - opposite number 57

*The number of spaces quoted are approximate. Bays are not individually marked.

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