Brent Housing Partnership (BHP) keeps an eye out for abandoned vehicles in our neighbourhoods. Tenants should be aware that it is a breach of tenancy to abandon a vehicle.
Report an abandoned vehicle on an estate
An abandoned vehicle will be removed if it is causing a public nuisance, is untaxed or if it has not been removed by the owner for a specified length of time.
What we will do
|What will happen?||Who will do it?||When will it be be done?|
|Report to be sent to Brent Council||BHP Estate Inspector||48 hours|
|Visit carried with assessment and pictures||Brent Council||Five working days|
|DVLA checks requested||Brent Council||One week|
|Registered Keeper located letter to remove vehicle||Brent Council||15 days notice|
|No registered keeper located – vehicle is stickered||Brent Council||15 days notice|
|Vehicle removed||Brent Council||Within seven days|
Any vehicle found to be in a dangerous state i.e. burnt out or all window broken will be removed within 24 hours of report Important information.Off the road vehicles (SORN notice)
This notice is only relevant on keeper own land/property i.e. driveway. This does not apply to communal areas therefore vehicles will be treated as abandoned.
Vehicles on public land and highways
If a vehicle is found not to be on BHP managed land then we will refer the matter to Brent Council who have powers to deal with vehicles on all open land, highways and roads within Brent.
Please visit Brent Council's website for information on vehicles abandoned on the open land, highways and roads.