Claiming an abandoned vehicle
How to claim a vehicle which has been deemed abandoned by the Council
To claim your vehicle that has been deemed abandoned, you need to provide evidence of ownership. Evidence must be produced within an agreed timescale or the vehicle will be removed to safe storage.
Acceptable evidence would be:
- The original purchase invoice
- Vehicle Registration Document (DVLA Form V5)
- A Certificate of Insurance showing the vehicle detail and the insured person's name
- A document showing the vehicles details together with the claimants name and address.
For more information, contact Street Environment Enforcement. Telephone 020 8891 7096.
How to provide evidence
Production of documentation can be made in the following ways:
In person (by appointment)
Street Environment Enforcement Team
London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
2nd Floor Civic Centre
44 York Street
Email scanned documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fax your documents to 020 8891 7347.