British Parking Association

Type: Organization
Name: British Parking Association
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Middlesbrough shopping centre awarded for safe parking ten years in a row

Glenn Kroeker, car park supervisor, Colin Smith, operations manager at Hillstreet, Phil Taylor of the Parking Association and Sgt Andy Corbett. Picture by Dave CharnleyFirst published in Tees Valley News by Chris WebberA TEESSIDE shopping centre ... [Published Northern Echo - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Open Parking opens for business

Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions (ICES), which specialises in enforcement and processing services for “Effective parking management is no longer just a case of instruction, signage and enforcement,” says Ashley Bijster, managing director of ICES and ... [Published Shopping Centre - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Safety award for Rotherham Hospital’s car parks

Drivers visiting Rotherham Hospital are in safe hands.The British Parking Association, in partnership with South Yorkshire Police, has awarded The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust a coveted Park Mark for the parking facilities at the town’s hospital on ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Walsall launches Parking Awareness days

Our first ‘Parking Awareness’ day, held  last month, was the first in what will be a regular series of meetings which seek to build a dialogue with local residents, businesses and stakeholders about the reasons for regulating and enforcing parking. The ... [Published Transport Xtra - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Drivers may reclaim millions in unfair parking fines

Motorists could demand the refund of more than £100m in parking fines, after what experts described as an "explosive" tribunal ruling left local government traffic officials in "absolute panic". Councils have handed over parking management to private ... [Published The Independent - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pensioner slams airport's 'aggressive' parking policy

A WALTON pensioner who received a parking fine after picking up a friend from Liverpool John Lennon Airport has attacked their aggressive parking policies.Chris Molloy had arranged to collect his friend, Pam Evans from Liverpool Airport car park, but ... [Published Champion - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Mondeo driver who got more than 140 tickets for putting his car in disabled bays racks up £14,000 bill

A driver has racked up Britain's biggest ever parking fine after being slapped with a £14,000 bill for leaving his car in disabled bays with abusive messages on the windscreen.David Lee, 37, ignored 140 tickets in one year after parking his Ford Mondeo ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Disabled Trinant pensioner ordered to pay £200 after falling asleep in McDonald’s car park

A disabled pensioner who suffers from diabetes has been ordered to pay £200 after falling asleep in a McDonald’s car park.John Colliver, 71, went to the Blackwood branch of the fast food chain for breakfast at around 5am on April 4 and fell asleep in ... [Published Caerphilly Observer - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Parking fine victory

A disabled mother is celebrating after getting a parking charge overturned – with the help of the . Joanne Thompson, 32, from Carlisle, received a letter charging her for parking outside Asda’s store in the city’s St Nicholas Gate retail park.She had ... [Published News and Star - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

The Crusader: Quick airport stop for elderly couple proves costly

"The sum is the same as two weeks' worth of groceries for us and very unfair," said the couple who were picking up an older relative at Liverpool John Lennon Airport.The airport has been the focus of criticism after it recruited Vehicle Control Services ... [Published Daily Express - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Industry leader unveils new parking management operation

ICES, the country's largest and most experienced provider of specialist enforcement and processing services for on- and off-street parking, has confirmed the formation of a dedicated parking management company.Called Open Parking, the new operation has ... [Published Premises & Facilities Management Magazine - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Hospitals ordered to give the seriously ill parking concessions

Hospitals must offer free or cut-price parking to the seriously ill, the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt will say today.Meanwhile cowboy parking operators can no longer be allowed to impose huge fines for minor infringements."Patients and families shouldn’t ... [Published The Exeter Daily - Aug 23 2014]

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A spokesman for Apcoa said: "Naturally, as a private contractor, Apcoa operates within the guidelines set by the BritishBritish Parking Association, and are compliant with the Traffic Management Act 2"
Steve Hall, UKCPS legal manager, said: "This is one of the highest parking charge debts to be served on a single motorist in the UK for parking on private land."
"It would be impractical to administer different charges for different contraventions with different time periods" said a spokeswoman

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Middlesbrough shopping centre awarded for safe ... [Published Northern Echo - Sep 30 2014]
Open Parking opens for business [Published Shopping Centre - Sep 29 2014]
Safety award for Rotherham Hospital’s car parks [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 26 2014]
Walsall launches Parking Awareness days [Published Transport Xtra - Sep 25 2014]
Drivers may reclaim millions in unfair parking ... [Published The Independent - Sep 21 2014]
Pensioner slams airport's 'aggressive' parking ... [Published Champion - Sep 15 2014]
Mondeo driver who got more than 140 tickets for... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 11 2014]
Disabled Trinant pensioner ordered to pay £200 ... [Published Caerphilly Observer - Sep 10 2014]
Parking fine victory [Published News and Star - Sep 08 2014]
The Crusader: Quick airport stop for elderly co... [Published Daily Express - Sep 08 2014]
Industry leader unveils new parking management ... [Published Premises & Facilities Management Magazine - Sep 03 2014]
Shopping centre honoured for car park safety [Published Northern Echo - Aug 27 2014]
Radcliffe tram station parking fines 'are unlaw... [Published Lancashire Evening Telegraph - Aug 25 2014]
Hospitals ordered to give the seriously ill par... [Published The Exeter Daily - Aug 23 2014]
Ex-parking boss loses racism claim against Dund... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Apr 04 2014]
Q&A: Counting the cost of the new £1 coin [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 19 2014]
Budget 2014: New £1 Coin Is Blast From The Past [Published Sky News - Mar 18 2014]
Budget 2014: George Osborne announces new £1 coin [Published Telegraph - Mar 18 2014]
Parking boss: we don't bully drivers [Published Telegraph - Feb 28 2014]
Olympia car park receives ‘Park Mark’ for safety [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Feb 07 2014]
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