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Issue 269 - 30 August 2014: Products & Services
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Scottish council is writing letters in plain English

Scottish council is writing letters in plain English
Argyll & Bute Council on the east coast of Scotland took over on-street parking enforcement from Police Scotland in May. Prior to the switchover,... continue

Payment systems
Pay & display for Cotswold beauty spot

Pay & display for Cotswold beauty spot
Cotswold Water Park Trust has ordered its first Metric Group Elite parking machine for parking control in Lechlade. The park is located across... continue

Syndicate tickets approved by Scheidt & Bachmann
Syndicate Secure Print has been awarded approved ticket manufacturer status by Scheidt & Bachmann (S&B), a manufacturer of parking payment... continue

Westfield shoppers can use PayPal app in car park

Westfield shoppers can use PayPal app in car park
Shoppers at a west London retail centre are the first to be able to pay for their parking using the PayPal app. At Westfield London the PayPal app... continue

Sainsbury's adopts ANPR payment in Wolverhampton

Sainsbury's adopts ANPR payment in Wolverhampton
Sainsbury’s has installed automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) and variable message signage (VMS) at its new store in... continue

Metric supplies Liverpool's Albert Docks with parking systems

Metric supplies Liverpool's Albert Docks with parking systems
Metric Group has provided a range of parking management systems for the Albert Docks in Liverpool. The riverfront attraction’s car parks have a... continue

Pay-on-foot for St Helens Hospital

Pay-on-foot for St Helens Hospital
St Helens Hospital in Merseyside has installed a new pay-on-foot system to improve visitor and staff car parking. Three pay stations have been... continue

Changing payment channels in Jersey

Changing payment channels in Jersey
For several years shoppers using one of Jersey’s main public car parks had to  predict how long they intended to stay before paying by... continue

Technology
Robot Ray is hard at work at Düsseldorf Airport

Robot Ray is hard at work at Düsseldorf Airport
Patrick McDonnell
A robot is parking customers’ cars at Düsseldorf Airport in Germany. Travellers can leave their cars near the airport terminal and the... continue

Tktapp offers advice on PCNs and bespoke appeal letters

Tktapp offers advice on PCNs and bespoke appeal letters
A smartphone app that enables drivers to order personalised letters for appeals against local authority penalty charge notices (PCNs) has been... continue