Blue Badge Information
How to apply for a Blue Badge
To find out whether you are eligible for a blue badge please
Worcestershire County Council's Blue Badge Scheme
Please note this information relates only to Wyre Forest. You
should check with the appropriate local authority in any other area
before using your badge.
- All of the car parks in the Wyre Forest District Council
area are free to use to the holders of Blue Badges.
- The amount of time spent on the car parks for free will be
explained on the Tariff Board which will be found alongside the Pay
and Display machine or at the entrance to the car park.
Alternatively it will be displayed on the Pay and Display Machine
itself. Parking in a disabled bay and failing to correctly display
your Blue Badge will lead to a Penalty Charge Notice being
- Blue Badge holders are able to use disabled bays when correctly
displaying a Blue Badge and Time Clock.
- Blue Badge holders are able to use non disabled bays but
must still display a Blue Badge and Time
- If you park in a car park that is short stay only, we allow you
3 hours parking time. It is imperative that you display the time
that you arrived on your time clock. If you fail to do so it may be
a misrepresentation of how long you have been in the car park and
may lead to a Penalty Charge Notice being issued to the
- If there are any single or double yellow lines in a car
park your blue badge does not allow you to
park on them.
On Street Parking
- Blue Badge Holders are allowed 3 hours parking on single and
double yellow lines. (If you are causing an obstruction during
the time you are parked there, the police are able to issue a Fixed
- If you park a vehicle on double yellow or single yellow lines
you must correctly display your Blue Badge
and Time Clock. It is imperative that you display
the time that you arrived on your time clock. If you fail to do so
it may be a misrepresentation of how long you have been in the car
park and may lead to a Penalty Charge Notice being issued to the
- You are not allowed to park on single or
double yellow lines if there are double kerb markings. The only
people that can park on either double or single yellow lines that
have double kerb markings are the emergency services.
- You are allowed to park on double or single yellow lines with a
single kerb marking but only during the prescribed times. To find
the prescribed times they will be on a sign in the region of the
- You are able to park in time restricted bays for as long as you
need to, as long as the sign does not stipulate otherwise. You must
correctly display your Blue Badge and Time Clock.
How to correctly display your Blue Badge and Time Clock
To correctly display your blue badge it must be placed with
the expiry date and the serial number facing up. The
reverse side of the Blue Badge (with the picture of the owner) is
to be faced downwards. Next to the Blue Badge you then place your
Time Clock which you adjust to show the time of your arrival to
your place of parking.
Abuse of a Blue Badge could result in it being
withdrawn. In addition, it is a criminal offence for a non-disabled
person to use a disabled person's car badge without the disabled
person being present. It is your responsibility to make sure that
you are aware of the regulations and use your badge
If you believe that a Blue Badge is being misused then please
contact the HUB on 01562 732928 or alternatively e-mail us at the