It is not illegal to park on the pavement, except in London where laws have been passed to make it an offence anywhere where it is not specially allowed. But it is not quite legal either.

Parking a vehicle partially or when wholly on the footpath by the side of the carriageway is legal unless it breaks other laws of the highway.

It’s fine unless “a vehicle or trailer is left in a dangerous position or a vehicle or trailer causes an unnecessary obstruction.”

It is illegal to park in the pavement where yellow lines prohibit it.

It is also illegal to drive on the pavement.

But if your vehicle is in a dangerous position or is causing an 'unnecessary obstruction' you could be in for a fine

A local council-issued Penalty Charge Notice costs between £50 and £130.