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Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
The DVLA has written to local authorities across England asking them to confirm whether or not they have started using contract law rather than civil... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
A campaign has been launched to prevent the view from a south London car park being blocked by future tower block developments. An online petition is... continue
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Contracts
VINCI Park UK has signed a 15-year lease with the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, which will see the company take over the management of... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
A driver who used a disabled parking badge that did not belong to him was fined £300 and ordered to pay £450 costs and a £20 victim... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Six new traffic enforcement cameras are being used to help curb vehicles violating the roadways and bus lane restrictions in the London Borough of... continue
Parking Review
Awards
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Mark Moran
A debate on a Private Members Bill that seeks to make pavement parking illegal throughout England and Wales has been delayed in the House of Commons... continue
Parking Review
Mike Macey on...
Mike Macey
Parking enforcement is a subject that generates headlines. For example, the national press and broadcasters were excited in late 2014 by the RAC... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Inverclyde Council in Scotland has selected solar-powered pay & display machines made by Parkeon for use in Greenock town centre. The council is... continue
Parking Review
Viewpoint
James Gouge
Relationship management is one of the fundamental aspects of a parking manager’s role. Their role requires them to deal with a diverse range of... continue
Parking Review
Staff issues
Parking is a service sector that employs thousands of people, with those working on the front line wearing uniforms that need to be smart,... continue
Parking Review
People News
Deniz Huseyin
Mandy Ainsworth has left the parking sector to join the NHS South CSU (commissioning support unit) as performance lead. This represents a return to... continue
Parking Review
People News
Westminster City Council has promoted Kieran Fitsall to the role of head of service improvement and transformation (city management and... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
When a civil enforcement officer (CEO) placed a penalty charge notice on a wheelie bin in Carmarthen it made some people smile, but the council is... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
The London boroughs of Hackney and Islington are to introduce a diesel surcharge on resident parking permits in a bid to improve air... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Brighton & Hove Council is trialling a mobile phone payment option that could see the eventual removal of pay & display machines from the... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Proposals to increase council tax and car parking charges in Worcester have been rejected Conservative controlled council. The motion was made in... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
A pedestrianised street in Holyhead, Anglesey, is to be reopened to traffic after complaints from retailers that it was impacting on their trade.... continue
Parking Review
Technology
Milton Keynes Council is to trial the use of parking bay sensors as a means of helping drivers find space off-street. The Buckinghamshire council has... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Councillors and staff at Edinburgh City Council face losing free parking as part of £22m cuts in its budget during the next financial year. The... continue
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