Gain access to the Above Bar and Bitterne Road precincts

You will need to apply for a licence to access a pedestrian precinct. 

Who can apply?

Anyone wishing to drive a vehicle on to the Above Bar and/or Bitterne Road Precincts may apply.

Before making an application, please read the Precinct Licence Conditions.


  • Application £52
  • Refundable deposit £152
  • Additional £50 non-refundable payment only if your vehicle exceeds 3.5 tonnes gross (in payment of pre and post inspections owing to the risk of heavy vehicles causing damage to the paving slabs)


Apply for a precinct licence to access the Above Bar or Bitterne Road precincts

Contact us

Telephone: 023 8079 8020