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Report an abandoned vehicle

Abandoned vehicles can cause a nuisance to pedestrians and other road users.

When reporting an abandoned vehicle, make sure you can provide the vehicle’s:

  • number plate
  • make and model
  • exact location

Immediate danger involving a vehicle

If a vehicle is being vandalised or having its parts removed, call 999 immediately.

Vehicle left in a dangerous position

If an abandoned vehicle has been left in a dangerous or illegal position and is at risk of being vandalised or set on fire, call 101 immediately.

If you believe an abandoned vehicle may have been involved in a crime, inform us of a suspected crime.

Vehicle causing an obstruction

If an abandoned vehicle is causing an ongoing obstruction or is parked illegally, report it using our general enquiry form.

Vehicle not causing a risk of harm

If the vehicle has been abandoned, and there is no risk of harm, report it to your local council.

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