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Certain concessions are made for disabled people using various UK toll bridges, tunnels and motorways.

Rules differ, and you might need more than a Blue Badge to qualify, so it’s a good idea to check with owners or operators.

Clifton Suspension Bridge (B3124: West of Bristol)
If you receive the higher rate mobility component of the Disability Living Allowance you can get an annual ticket (priced £1.00) from:

The Bridge Master
Clifton Suspension Bridge
Leigh Woods
Bristol
BS8 3PA
Tel: 0117 973 2122
www.clifton-suspension-bridge.org.uk

Dartford Tunnel and Dartford Bridge (River Thames)
If you are exempt from the payment of Vehicle Excise Duty (road tax), you can get an exemption. Regular users making a minimum of 4 journeys per week can get an exemption card.

Tel: 01322 221603
E-mail: admin@dartfordrivercrossing.co.ukcustomercare@feta.gov.uk”>customercare@feta.gov.uk
www.feta.gov.uk

Humber Bridge (Near Hull)
Exemption for those who receive the higher rate of the mobility component of the Disability Living Allowance and who are exempt from the payment of Vehicle Excise Duty (road tax). Exemption vouchers are issued to the disabled person for use when crossing the bridge in their tax-exempt vehicle. Full details, including an application form are available can be found on the website. An application form can also be obtained in writing from:

The Humber Bridge Board
Ferriby Road
Hessle
East Yorkshire
HU13 0JG
Tel: 01482 647161
E-mail: www.humberbridge.co.uk/response.htm [on-line form]
www.humberbridge.co.uk

Itchen Bridge (A3025: Woolston – Southampton)
Concessions available for invalid carriages or those exempt from the payment of Vehicle Excise Duty (road tax).

Itchen Bridge
Woolston
Southampton
SO19 9AD
Tel: 023 8043 1040

M6 Motorway (Birmingham Toll)
The Mobility Exemption Pass is for the sole use on the M6 Toll and Allows free passage of the nominated vehicle only. If you think you may be eligible for a Mobility Exemption Pass, you must apply to Midland Express Limited as no other evidence of disability (e.g. a Blue Badge) can be accepted.
Organisations, recognised by the Secretary of State for Transport, which operate a vehicle for the carriage of disabled people can also use the motorway free of charge by applying in advance for a Mobility Exemption Pass.

Tel: 0870 850 6262
www.m6toll.co.uk

Mersey Tunnel (Liverpool – Birkenhead)
Concessions are available to individuals who are in receipt of the highest rate of Disability Living Allowance, or, if too old, the highest rate of Care Allowance. Full eligibility criteria and conditions of use are available can be found on the website. A ‘Fast Tag’ which can be shown at toll booths must be obtained in advance from:

Mersey Tunnels
Georges Dock Building
Pier Head
Liverpool
L3 1DD
Tel: 0151 236 8602 (8.30 am – 4.45 pm Monday to Friday)
Minicom: 0151 236 8220
www.merseytravel.gov.uk/info_tun_concess.html

Severn Bridge and Second Severn Crossing (M4/M48: North of Bristol)
Exemption for Blue Badge holders. You should show your badge at the toll booth to qualify for the exemption.

Severn River Crossing Plc
Bridge Access Road
Aust
South Gloucestershire
BS35 4BD
Tel: 01454 635000
E-mail: enquiries@severnbridge.co.uk
www.severnbridge.co.uk

Skye Bridge
Exemption for those exempt from the payment of Vehicle Excise Duty (road tax).

Tamar Bridge (A38) & Torpoint Ferry (A374)
Free vouchers are available for individuals who:

  • receive the higher rate of the mobility component of the Disability Living Allowance;
  • receive War Pensioners Mobility Supplement;
  • are exempt from the payment of Vehicle Excise Duty (road tax); and
  • are registered blind.

Please note that:
An advance application for free vouchers must be made (an application form can be downloaded here [Adobe Acrobat]).
Applications must be accompanied by a fee of £2.00 and passport photograph.
Up to 100 vouchers per year will be issued after proof of entitlement and a passport photograph must be supplied.
A stamped addressed envelope must accompany all enquiries.
Further details can be obtained from:

Torpoint Ferry Office
2 Ferry Street
Torpoint
Cornwall
PL11 2AX
Tel: 01752 812233
E-mail: mobility@torpointferry.org.uk
www.tamarbridge.org.uk

Tay Road Bridge (Newport-on-Tay – Dundee)
Exemption for Blue Badge holders. You should show your badge at the toll booth.

Tyne Tunnel (Near Newcastle)
Exemption for those exempt from the payment of Vehicle Excise Duty (road tax).

Tyne Tunnel
Howdon
Tyne and Wear
Tel: 0191 262 4451
E-mail: peter.hedley@newcastle.gov.uk
www.twpta.gov.uk

Whitchurch Bridge (B471: Pangbourne – Whitchurch)
Exemption for Blue Badge holders.
The Whitchurch Bridge Company
The Toll House
Whitchurch Bridge
Pangbourne
Berkshire RG8 7DF
www.whitchurchonthames.com/bridge.html

Whitney on Wye Bridge (B4350: Whitney – Hay-on-Wye)
Blue Badge holders can cross at half price