Cliftonwood and Hotwells residents' parking scheme
Maps, costs, and information on where and when you can park in the Cliftonwood and Hotwells residents' parking scheme (RPS).
Preferred operating hours consultation
Due to an error, pre-paid envelopes weren't included in the consultation letters sent to Cliftonwood and Hotwells residents.
You can have your say using the online survey.
Alternatively, you can post your comments to our freepost address:
Freepost RTXY-UXLG-UCYB, RPS Team (100TS), Bristol City Council, PO Box 3176, Bristol, BS3 9FS
The scheme started on 27 May 2014.
Maps of the Cliftonwood and Hotwells RPS
See a detailed street-by-street map of the Cliftonwood and Hotwells RPS area. (pdf, 2.8MB) (opens new window)
Get and pay for residents' and visitors' permits
Renew your residents permits
If your permit is going to expire in the next 30 days, you can renew it.
If you got your permits after 15 May 2015 you can renew online.
If you got your permits before 15 May 2015, you can:
- apply using our online service as if you're applying for the first time
- download and send us a renewals form (pdf, 77 KB) (opens new window) (pdf, 338k) (opens new window) .
- First residents' permit cost depends on the vehicle emissions tax band: free, £24, £48 or £72 for a year (see table below).
- Second permit costs £96 for a year.
- Third permit costs £192 for a year.
- There is an option to pay for your residents’ permit every three months in quarterly instalments.
|Vehicle co2 emissions tax band||First permit cost per year|
|Band A (up to 100)||Free|
|Band B (101 to 110)||£24|
|Band C to K (111 to 225)||£48|
|Band L to M (226 to 255+)||£72|
|No band or registered before 1 March 2001||£48|
You can apply for 120 visitors’ permits each year.
The first 60 permits are free, the next 60 cost £1 each.
You don't need to own a car to get visitors' permits.
You don’t have to apply for all of your visitors' permits in one go. You can apply for more permits, up to the annual limit of 120, at any time during the year.
If you're getting short-term or long-term care in your own home you might be able to get a free Essential Visitors' Permit (EVP).
When and where you can park
Between 9am and 7pm, Monday to Saturday, you will need a permit or a pay and display ticket to park in the area.
You can park without a permit or pay and display ticket outside these times.
You don't need a permit or pay and display ticket on bank and public holidays.
Pay and display
You can park for up to 30 minutes free of charge using a pay and display ticket or pay £1 an hour to park for up to three hours.
You may be able to park for longer than three hours in some places, depending on the needs of the area. This will be clearly marked.
On bank holidays, you don't need a ticket or permit to park in this area.
Businesses and other organisations
There are different types of permit you might be able to get in this scheme:
Parking Services (permits 3025)
PO Box 3176
Bristol, BS3 9FS
Monday to Thursday: 8.30am to 5pm
Friday: 8.30am to 4.30pm
Closed for training: Wednesday, 12noon to 1.30pm