British Parking Association

Type: Organization
Name: British Parking Association
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dullatur man will stand for the Scottish Parliament in Airdrie

A former detective who became involved with Labour politics on his retirement has been chosen to stand for the Scottish Parliament.Tom Porter (56) started off in the campaign that landed Gregg McClymont a Parliamentary seat in 2010 and worked his way ... [Published Cumbernauld Today - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Car park has ‘living’ green wall and PV panels

The contract was awarded following a competitive tender, and forms part of extensive wider development at Addenbrooke’s, via which the Trust aims to have Europe’s best biomedical campus.The new car park incorporates a ‘twisted’ aluminium structure, with ... [Published Health Estate Journal - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

APCOA achieves Park Mark Parking Award at London Luton Airport

The Park Mark® Safer Parking Award is given to parking facilities that have achieved the requirements of a risk assessment conducted by the Police and the British Parking Association. The Safer Parking Scheme is an initiative of the Association of Chief ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Brewery Road joins town centre car parks in achieving Safer Parking Award

Woking Borough Council is pleased to announce that all of its five town centre car parks have received their Park Mark Safer Parking award; the latest recipient of the award being the newly refurbished Brewery Road Car Park.In addition to Brewery Road, ... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

ACPOA parking firm given award for its safe car parks at Luton Airport

A PARKING firm operating at Luton Airport has been given an award for its safe car parks.APCOA Parking achieved the coveted Park Mark Safer Parking Award for the official airport car parks at the airport.The accolade is given to parking facilities that ... [Published Luton & Dunstable Express - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

News: One in seven drivers can’t remember where they parked their car

THEY CAN be seen wandering cluelessly around car parks, scratching their heads and pressing their key fobs repeatedly. They are the drivers who have forgotten where they parked their car.A study by Direct Line, a car insurer, has shown that during the ... [Published Sunday Times Driving - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Milngavie woman in car park fine row

An angry customer has slammed M&S for allowing Euro Car Parks to issue fines in their car park which, she says, they can’t enforce.Fiona Mackay received a £40 fine for leaving her car on an unmarked kerbside for ten minutes in the Marks and Spencer car ... [Published Milngavie Herald - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

AA URGES PRIVATE PARKING REGULATION

By Press AssociationPublished: 08:32 EST, 9 July 2014 | Updated: 08:32 EST, 9 July 2014Private land parking enforcers are "free to reap any and every parking infringement," despite recent legislation, according to the AA.Highlighting findings of the ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

News story: Independent Parking Committee Ltd become the second Accredited Trade Association for the private parking industry

IPC have been given full accreditation following a probation period and a comprehensive evaluation of its operations.IPC becomes the second ATA for the private parking sector, alongside the British Parking Association.In order to request vehicle keeper ... [Published Cabinet Office - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Popla annual report of the Lead Adjudicator 2014

The body responsible for dealing with parking appeals on private land across England and Wales has seen a 12-fold increase in appeals in the past year according to its annual report for 2013/14.The Parking on Private Land Appeals (Popla) service was established ... [Published London Councils - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

New investigation over Junction One car parking

Updated: 07/07 12:36 Buy photos » THE company behind the enforcement of parking charges at Junction One Retail Park is under investigation by a national industry body.Civil Enforcement Ltd (CEL), which issues invoices on behalf of the shopping park, is ... [Published Rugby Observer - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Sainsbury's in Sherborne in Dorset will take back control of its...

Comments (0)A SHERBORNE supermarket hopes that taking back management of its car park will improve efficiency for customers.At the moment, the management and enforcement of fines in Sainsbury’s car park on Ludborne Road is the responsibility of West Dorset ... [Published Western Gazette - Jun 28 2014]

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Cllr John Kingsbury, Leader of Woking Borough Council's Executive and Portfolio Holder for Parking Services, added: "I am delighted that all our town centre car parks have met the stringent standards of this prestigious scheme. The recently refurbished Brewery Road Car Park shows that the Borough Council is investing in parking provision and demonstrates its commitment to making Woking's town centre car parks a safe, welcoming environment for drivers. Our staff must be commended."
"The Park Mark award demonstrates our continued commitment to improve facilities for customers”."
"Many companies are making vast sums yet are getting away with inadequate signing which becomes only a subjective issue at appeal."
Meanwhile, Councillor Peter Box, Chair of the Local Government Authority’s Economy & Transport Board, added: "CCTV camera cars mainly act as a visible deterrent and, as a result, account for just 2 per cent of total parking income while less than 1 per cent of motorists appeal fines issued by CCTV enforcement."

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Dullatur man will stand for the Scottish Parlia... [Published Cumbernauld Today - Jul 18 2014]
Car park has ‘living’ green wall and PV panels [Published Health Estate Journal - Jul 17 2014]
APCOA achieves Park Mark Parking Award at Londo... [Published Travel and Tour World - Jul 17 2014]
Brewery Road joins town centre car parks in ach... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
ACPOA parking firm given award for its safe car... [Published Luton & Dunstable Express - Jul 16 2014]
News: One in seven drivers can’t remember where... [Published Sunday Times Driving - Jul 11 2014]
Milngavie woman in car park fine row [Published Milngavie Herald - Jul 10 2014]
DVLA approves new parking association [Published Transport Xtra - Jul 09 2014]
AA URGES PRIVATE PARKING REGULATION [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 09 2014]
News story: Independent Parking Committee Ltd b... [Published Cabinet Office - Jul 08 2014]
Popla annual report of the Lead Adjudicator 2014 [Published London Councils - Jul 08 2014]
New investigation over Junction One car parking [Published Rugby Observer - Jul 07 2014]
Sainsbury's in Sherborne in Dorset will take ba... [Published Western Gazette - Jun 28 2014]
How will a new pound coin affect vending? [Published Government Business - Jun 25 2014]
Parking Matters [Published Transport Business - Jun 24 2014]
CCTV ‘spy cars’ for parking enforcement to be b... [Published Telegraph - Jun 23 2014]
Call for crackdown on parking firms which use C... [Published Southern Daily Echo - Jun 23 2014]
Hartlepool Council chiefs deny claims there is ... [Published Hartlepool Mail - Jun 13 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]
Lidl to review ‘disgusted’ shopper’s £90 parkin... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Oct 17 2013]
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