A congestion charge is a fee payable for driving in certain congested areas. Such charges are aimed at reducing congestion and pollution.
As of 2016, congestion charge schemes are in place in London and Durham. The daily charge for driving a vehicle in the London charging zone between 7.00 and 18.00 Monday to Friday, is currently £11.50. That for the Durham scheme, which operates from 10.00 to 16.00 Monday to Saturday, is £2.