Loading and Access Permit

If you are a resident, retailer or employee within Ayr you may be eligible for an Access or Loading Permit.

These permits are available to residents, retailers and employees within the following Streets in Ayr Town Centre

High Street 

Kirk Port 

Nile Court

Old Bridge Street 

Riverview Flats  

Ayr Town Centre Access Permit

Ayr Town Centre Access Permit (Type A) 

Available for retailers and employees who have access to Off Road Parking.

Access Permit Type A
Access Permit Type A
Allows access to the High Street 24hrs a day so long as the car is parked in an off-road parking area. 
Does not allow parking in any of the bays in the High Street. 

Ayr Town Centre Access Permit (Type B)  

Available for retailers and employees who DO NOT have access to Off Road Parking

Access Permit Type B
Access Permit Type B
Allows access to High Street between 6:30pm and 8:30am. 
Does not allow access to High Street between 8:30am and 6:30pm.

Ayr Town Centre Loading Permit 

If you are a retailer within Ayr you may be eligible for a Town Centre Loading Permit.

Ayr Town Centre Loading Permit (Type A) 

These permits are available to retailers in the following Streets.

Loading Permit Type A
Address Permit Valid InPermitted Hours 
Carrick Street  Carrick Street  4.30pm - 10.30am  
Hope Street  Hope Street   4.30pm - 10.30am 
Newmarket Street  Newmarket Street  4.30pm - 10.30am 

Green-TickThe permit is valid in the street in which the applicant has a business.

Green-TickIt can be used for loading and unloading by private car after 4.30pm and before 10.30am.

It must not be used between 10.30am and 4.30pm.

Ayr Town Centre Loading Permit (Type B) 

These permits are available to retailers in the following streets whose deliveries are wholly or predominantly made by private car. 

Loading Permit Type B
Address Permit Valid In  Permitted Hours 
Kirk Port  Kirk Port  4.30pm - 10.30am  
  High Street  6.00pm - 10.00am 
Nile Court    Nile Court    4.30pm - 10.30am 
  High Street  6.00pm - 10.00am  
Old Bridge Street  Old Bridge Street  4.30pm - 10.30am 
  High Street   6.00pm - 10.00am 
High Street   Nearest Side Street   4.30pm - 10.30am 
  High Street   6.00pm - 10.00am  

In the case of retailers in the High Street these permits are valid in one of the following streets, whichever is closest to the applicant's business: Carrick Street, Hope Street, Kirk Port, Newmarket Street, Nile Court or Old Bridge Street.

In the cases of retailers in Kirk Port, Nile Court and Old Bridge Street, these permits are valid in the street in which the applicant has a business.

The permit can be used, in that street, for loading and unloading by private car after 4.30pm and before 10.30am.

It must not be used between 10.30am and 4.30pm.

It can also be used in the loading bays in the High Street after 6pm and before 10am.

They must not be used in High Street between 10am and 6pm.

Apply 

Customers are advised to contact the South Ayrshire Council Customer Services Team for relevant advice

South Ayrshire Council
Phone  0300 123 0900 (Option 2 then Option 3) 
Email customerservices@south-ayrshire.gov.uk

The replacement of a lost or stolen permit or a replacement permit for a change of vehicle is subject to a £5.00 admin fee

Contact Information

Phone: 01563 503 160

E-mail: enquiries@ayrshireroadsalliance.org

Address:  Ayrshire Roads Alliance, Opera House, 8 John Finnie Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 1DD