British Parking Association

Type: Organization
Name: British Parking Association
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Shopping centre honoured for car park safety

PARK MARK: Dalton Park centre manager Jerry Hatch, foreground with their park mark award with security team, from left Gary Burlinson, Chris Smith, PCSO Martin Nicholson and PC Martin Thursfield. Picture: ANDY LAMB (9746602)PARK MARK: Dalton ... [Published Northern Echo - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Radcliffe tram station parking fines 'are unlawful', campaigners say

A NATIONAL motoring campaign group has slammed the £100 fines given to Radcliffe Metrolink park and ride users as “unlawful”. cars It says Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is acting unlawfully by allowing private contractor Care Parking to issue ... [Published Lancashire Evening Telegraph - Aug 25 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]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Burton's Queen's Hospital doctor's wife falls victim to Parking Eye fines

Comments (0)A STAND-IN doctor working late at Burton's Queen's Hospital finally left for the day – only to discover his wife who was waiting outside had been slapped with a fine.Razeena Rauf's first visit to the hospital turned out to be one to forget ... [Published Burton Mail - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Tonbridge campaigner wants to put a stop to 'parking pirates'

A CAMPAIGNER from Tonbridge is trying to take down "parking pirates" in the town which run several private car parks in the area and issue high fines.The companies send out fines of between £45 and £100 to those overstaying by mere minutes.Tonbridge and ... [Published Kent and Sussex Courier - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Parking fine problems help by organisation

Comments (0)PEOPLE who think they may have been unfairly hit with parking fines are being urged to speak to the British Parking Association (BPA).The organisation was launched to make certain that parking enforcement is undertaken "fairly, reasonably ... [Published Burton Mail - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Your opinions: Now is the best time to appeal parking fines

There has never been a better time to appeal a parking fine, according to the British Motorist Protection Agency.More than 10 million parking tickets were issued in Britain last year but POPLA (Parking on Private Land Appeals) have said that they have ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

BPA: Everyone should be able to appeal against unfair parking enforcement

The British Parking Association says it wants to ensure parking enforcement is undertaken fairly, reasonably and responsibly. It says rogue ticketing on private land causes distress to motorists and small businesses alike and should be properly regul ... [Published Premises & Facilities Management Magazine - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t pay unfair private parking fines unless you are in the wrong

Motorists are being urged to think twice about paying up if they get a parking ticket or fine from a private company.Leading consumer website MoneySavingExpert.com has launched a campaign and is urging people to find out their rights, before paying a ... [Published Yorkshire Evening Post - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Free parking at Lidl has massive downside

Rui Vieira/PA WIREA branch of Lidl in Ashford, Kent, has introduced new rules regarding free parking - with an astonishing £90 fine for anyone who falls foul of them. If you want to park for free you have to shop at Lidl and make a purchase. If you fail ... [Published AOL UK - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Menace of the new parking cowboys: Drivers 'fined' £100 for overstaying by minutes at fast food chains and shops

By Sean Poulter and Stephen Wright and Mario LedwithPublished: 16:53 EST, 27 July 2014 | Updated: 16:56 EST, 27 July 2014‘Cowboy’ parking squads hired by High Street firms are hitting hundreds of thousands of drivers with £100 ‘fines’ and using threats ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

How to keep your car secure

Minimise your chances of being a victim of car theft with these simple and basic tips.ParkingWhen parking your car, if possible choose a Park Mark car park.This is an award given by the British Parking Association in partnership with the Police. It means ... [Published Good Housekeeping UK - Jul 25 2014]

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"Patients and families shouldn’t have to deal with the added stress of unfair parking charges" Mr Hunt will say
Parking Eye, however, said the area was clearly signposted and that it had not received "valid evidence indicating that the terms and conditions stipulated on the signage" were not broken
She said: "Lidl car park is the famous one in Tonbridge and I was hit by them."
"The whole point of POPLA is to provide motorists with a means of independent redress where there has been any unfair parking enforcement on private land."

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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]
Burton's Queen's Hospital doctor's wife falls v... [Published Burton Mail - Aug 21 2014]
Tonbridge campaigner wants to put a stop to 'pa... [Published Kent and Sussex Courier - Aug 14 2014]
Parking fine problems help by organisation [Published Burton Mail - Aug 13 2014]
Your opinions: Now is the best time to appeal p... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 11 2014]
BPA: Everyone should be able to appeal against ... [Published Premises & Facilities Management Magazine - Aug 08 2014]
Don’t pay unfair private parking fines unless y... [Published Yorkshire Evening Post - Aug 05 2014]
'Don't pay unfair private parking tickets' [Published Money Saving Expert - Aug 04 2014]
Free parking at Lidl has massive downside [Published AOL UK - Jul 31 2014]
Hospitals send parking bully boys to hound sick... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 30 2014]
Menace of the new parking cowboys: Drivers 'fin... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 27 2014]
Ensure holiday costs don't soar before take-off... [Published Daily Express - Jul 27 2014]
Revealed: Government sell motorists' details to... [Published Daily Record - Jul 27 2014]
How to keep your car secure [Published Good Housekeeping UK - Jul 25 2014]
Top parking tips [Published Good Housekeeping UK - Jul 25 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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