Access to Coppergate bus lane is restricted between the junctions with Clifford Street/Nessgate and Piccadilly.
Restrictions are in place between 8.00am and 6.00pm, 7 days a week.
Only the following motor vehicles are allowed through Coppergate during restricted hours:
- 8.00am to 10.00am: buses, taxis and private hire vehicles
- 10.00am to 4.00pm: buses, taxis, private hire vehicles and other vehicles for loading purposes only
- 4.00pm to 6.00pm: buses, taxis and private hire vehicles
Between 6.00pm and 8.00am access is not restricted. The restrictions do not apply to bicycles.
Penalty Charge Notices on Coppergate
We'll issue you with a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) if you breach these restrictions.
If you receive a PCN, full instructions on what to do next, who to contact and how to appeal are included on the notice.
*Please note: You must follow the procedures of payment or appeal as outlined on the Penalty Charge Notice. Do not contact the Traffic Management Team as they are unable to assist with those enquiries.
Using our online service, you can:
- pay a PCN
- find out more information
- submit an appeal
You'll need your Penalty Charge Number and Vehicle Registration Number to use the online service.
Traffic enforcement cameras on Coppergate
We enforce these restrictions through automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) traffic cameras which capture car registration details during restricted hours.
Street level signs are in place at the entrance to Coppergate to alert motorists to the restrictions.