Brown Badges

Residents over 65 with a Brown Badge can use dedicated bays on the street, in council owned car parks and in some privately operated car parks in Hillingdon.

How the scheme works

  • Brown badgeYou must be a resident of the borough and aged over 65 to apply for this permit.
  • The badge is free.
  • Designated Brown Badge bays are located close to car park exit points and, where possible, near pay and display machines.
  • A valid Brown Badge must be displayed clearly when parking in a Brown Badge bay.
  • Brown Badge holders must pay the appropriate parking charge at the pay and display ticket machine unless displaying a Blue Badge at the same time.

Apply for a badge

If you are a resident and over 65, you can apply using the button below. You'll need to register or sign-in before you can access the application form.

Apply for a Brown Badge


Where can I park?

You can park in Brown Badge bays found in all council-operated public car parks.

Car parks map

Brown badge signYou can also park in Brown Badge bays located on:

  • High Street, Ruislip 
  • Belmont Road, Uxbridge
  • Coldharbour Lane, Hayes

The following privately operated car parks have Brown Badge bays:

  • Beck Theatre, Grange Road, Hayes 
  • Botwell Green Sports and Leisure Centre, East Avenue, Hayes
  • Breakspear Crematorium, Breakspear Road, Ruislip
  • Cranford Country Park, Cranford
  • Harefield Business Park, Harefield Road, Uxbridge
  • Haste Hill Golf Club, The Drive, Northwood
  • Highgrove Pool and Fitness Centre, Eastcote Road, Ruislip
  • Hillingdon Sports and Leisure Centre, Gatting Way, Uxbridge
  • Intu Uxbridge Shopping Centre, High Street, Uxbridge
  • Ruislip Lido, Reservoir Road, Ruislip
  • Sainsbury's, Lombardy Retail Park, Coldharbour Lane, Hayes
  • West Ruislip Station, Ickenham Road, Ruislip

Note: Blue Badge holders can use the Brown Badge bays without payment provided they display both badges.

Vehicles parked in Brown Badge bays without displaying a valid Brown Badge and appropriate payment, car park permit or Blue Badge can be issued with a penalty charge notice. 


Renewing your Brown Badge

We'll automatically renew your permit and post it to you before your current badge expires.

If you've moved, no longer need a badge or need help applying for a badge, contact our Brown Badge team for further assistance by emailing brownbadge@hillingdon.gov.uk or calling 01895 277277. 

Page last updated: 18 Jun 2020