Report an abandoned vehicle

Our abandoned vehicle policy and how to report an abandoned vehicle in Croydon.

Download our abandoned vehicle policy (PDF, 368 KB) to see how we will deal with abandoned vehicles.

Report it

You can report an abandoned vehicle using the Love Clean Streets app or website

Cancel a report

If a vehicle that you have reported is no longer abandoned, please email the details to

Claim an abandoned vehicle

To claim an abandoned vehicle, contact the team directly at

Vehicle tax

Vehicle tax enquiries should be directed towards the DVLA. You can check whether a car is taxed on GOV.UK.

Croydon council does not currently deal with vehicles that are untaxed (unless they are also actually abandoned), this is subject to review and this may change in future as outlined in our policy.