Vehicles cannot drive up Maidstone High Street, as it is a pedestrian zone, with the following exceptions:
- Bicycles and taxis are permitted to enter from Pudding Lane and King Street.
- Buses can enter from Fairmeadow, King Street, Pudding Lane and Mill Street.
- Disabled blue badge holders can enter only from Pudding Lane, and parking is permitted in the marked parking bays.
- Goods vehicles can access the High Street for loading, only from Pudding Lane and only between the hours of 5:30 pm and 10:30 am.
There are no restrictions on emergency vehicles using Maidstone High Street.