Successful Appeals

for Fishers Lane and Hartington Road


The first stage in the process is to make a representation to the Council. In the case of Fishers Lane it is mostly Ealing, and for Hartington Road it is Hounslow.

If it is turned down—and in most cases it will be turned down—you have the right to go to the adjudicator at the London Tribunals. The adjudicators have the right to overrule the Council's decision.

We have found several decisions where the adjudicators have overruled the Council's PCNs and the driver has been refunded. There will be other cases where the Council has won.

The adjudicator's decisions are not binding on each other; they make their own decisions. However, if you can come up with a very similar case in the same area then that gives you a much stronger case. There are many situations where a case has looked hopeless until a previous case is cited and the case is won!

But, be aware that occasionally the signage will have been improved by the Council (compared to a previous appeal), or for others a tree or bush may have grown and obscured the signs.

Below are several adjudicated cases. You will need to find them in the following way:

  1. Go to https://londontribunals.org.uk

  2. Click on Statutory Registers

  3. Look for Environment and Traffic Adjudicators (ETA) (not Road User Charging Adjudicators)

  4. Click on Search

  5. Enter a single case number (see below)

Just put in one case number at a time and read the cases. You won't need to put in the date as well. Hopefully this will provide a good basis for your own appeal.

Hartington Road

Case references and decision dates below. The date of the incident might have been months before the decision:

  • 2210201702 (26 May 2021)

  • 2210198481 (05 Jul 2021)

  • 2210238531 (15 Jun 2021)

  • 2210164140 (06 May 2021)

  • 221014372A (27 Apr 2021)

Fishers Lane

(Turning left from South Parade; please be aware that Ealing have improved the signage as a result of losing these cases. It hasn't, of course, refunded those who were fined similarly but did not appeal).

  • 2210100727 (01/04/2021)

  • 2210109415 (06/04/2021)

  • 2210118405 (08 Apr 2021)

  • 221014518A (22 Apr 2021)

  • 221020267A (02 Jun 2021)

  • 2210201054 (10 Jun 2021)

  • 2210316602 (10 Jul 2021) – night time

 

(Turning right from South Parade)

 

  • 2210125207 (29 Apr 2021)

We wish you all the best in your fight for justice and please, win or lose, please let us know how you have done. Every new case can help to inform others; we learn from both success and defeat!