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Parking Review
Developments
Deniz Huseyin
Chorley Council has accused the retailer Asda of breaching a planning agreement by allowing customers to park free of charge at a town centre store.... continue
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Construction
A 1,300-space multi-storey car park is to be built as part of a new railway station in Northampton. The car park is the second phase of the new look... continue
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Park & Ride
Two new park & ride sites will be built for commuters travelling between Reading and Wokingham. The new facilities – at Mereoak, just south... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride
The City of York is encouraging motorists using its park & ride sites to complete their journeys into the city centre by bike rather than bus.... continue
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Park & Ride
City of York Council has invested in park & ride as a means of reducing traffic congestion and pollution in its historic city centre over the... continue
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People News
Deniz Huseyin
Hammersmith & Fulham’s parking projects and policy manager Naveed Ahmed is to join the strategy planning division at Transport for London... continue
Parking Review
People News
Cameron Findlay has moved from West Suffolk Parking Services to become parking manager at the London Borough of Redbridge. At West Suffolk he was... continue
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Congestion
Deniz Huseyin
When Nottingham’s workplace parking levy (WPL) was launched in April 2012, it had a good many detractors among the city’s business... continue
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Payment systems
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council took delivery of a new pay-on-foot system for its Wellgate multi-storey in the run-up to Christmas. The... continue
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Yellow Lines
Deniz Huseyin
A toddler was re-united with her toy bunny rabbit thanks to the efforts of a kind-hearted Cambridge car park attendant. The bunny, called Flora, was... continue
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Business News
APCOA Parking (UK) staff fronted a council initiative to increase the number of visits to St Helens town centre. Throughout December, APCOA’s... continue
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Business News
Parking enforcement contractor NSL has been retained on three contracts in the north and south of the country in recent weeks. The firm has been... continue
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Operational Lead Story
Coach operator National Express says that more than a third of bus stops prevent wheelchair users boarding and alighting its fleet of 550 accessible... continue
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Enforcement News
Highland Council has approved measures to set up an in-house parking enforcement service by 2016, which will cost an estimated... continue
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Parking Policy
Deniz Huseyin
Cumbria County Council has scrapped plans to introduce on-street parking charges and resident permit schemes in response to concerns raised by the... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
The Isle of Man government is increasing parking charges in a bid to save £5m in the current financial year to help balance the island’s... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Ealing Council is deploying new enforcement officers to educate drivers on the law regarding vehicle idling in a bid to improve air quality in the... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Wiltshire Council has launched major review of parking policy, which will consider a range of charging options, including first-hour free parking,... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Drivers are being offered advice on their rights and responsibilities via a new leaflet and website produced by the British Parking Association (BPA)... continue
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