External links

Here you can find useful links to external organisationsNote: Traffic Penalty Tribunal are not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

External bodies


The Department aims to improve transport provision for disabled people – whether as pedestrians, public and special transport users, or motorists – while also improving accessibility in public places.

Highways England

Highways England is an Executive Agency of the Department for Transport (DfT), and is responsible for operating, maintaining and improving the strategic road network in England on behalf of the Secretary of State for Transport. It is also responsible for the Dartford river crossing.

Judicial Appointments Commission

The independent Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) selects candidates for judicial office. It does so on merit, through fair and open competition, from the widest range of eligible candidates.


Managed by The National Archives on behalf of HM Government. Publishing all UK legislation is a core part of the remit of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office (HMSO), part of The National Archives, and the Office of the Queen’s Printer for Scotland.

Local Government Ombudsman

The Local Government Ombudsman looks at complaints about councils and some other authorities, including education admissions appeal panels. They do not consider appeals against parking, bus-lane or moving traffic penalties.

London Tribunals

London Tribunals (formerly the Parking and Traffic Appeals Service (PATAS)) supports the Environment and Traffic Adjudicators and the Road User Charging Adjudicators, which are the independent tribunals which consider appeals against Penalty Charge Notices issued by the London Local Authorities and Transport for London.


Merseyflow is the official website for the Mersey Gateway tolls and the place you can register to get discounts or a monthly pass to cross the new Mersey Gateway six-lane toll bridge between Runcorn and Widnes in Cheshire.

Ministry of Justice


Website produced by the Joint Committee of England and Wales for Parking and Bus Lane Enforcement outside London (all the councils in the civil enforcement scheme) – it provides information about the councils, and how to deal with parking, bus-lane and moving traffic penalties

Private Parking Appeals

There are two accredited bodies that deal with private parking appeals.

Independent Appeals Service

The Independent Appeals Service (IAS) Appeals service for parking charges imposed by private companies

Parking On Private Land Appeals

POPLA – Provides dispute resolution for parking charge notices issued in respect of parking on private land