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Parking Review
Staff issues
A chauffeur assaulted a parking attendant after being told to move while parked on double yellow lines. At West London Magistrates Court in... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Deniz Huseyin
An annual parking charge of £200 is to be introduced for London Borough of Haringey staff who drive to work. This forms part of the... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Bilateral or multilateral treaties to allow cross-border enforcement of traffic and penalty fines in the EU was among the proposals discussed at a... continue
Parking Review
Business News
Deniz Huseyin
APCOA Parking has pulled out of a major on-street parking contract with the London Borough of Croydon. The firm walked away from the seven-year deal,... continue
Parking Review
Mike Macey on...
Mike Macey
Under the Traffic Management Act 2004 (TMA) there is an (arguably simplistic) assumption that more detailed and freely available local authority... continue
Parking Review
Business News
Westminster City Council celebrated its 500,000th pay-by-phone transaction by giving a day of free parking at 200 pay-by-phone “golden”... continue
Parking Review
Safer Parking
The London Borough of Barnet has approved measures to combat anti-social behaviour at its Stanhope Road car park. The improvements include... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
London boroughs are best placed to pilot moving traffic and parking powers because they are better at securing the local legislation required,... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
A major scaling down of clamping is to be introduced by the London Borough of Haringey. The new policy means that only persistent parking offenders... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
A new database enabling parking attendants in London to identify blue badge misuse and fraud is being trialled. The system, developed by London... continue
Parking Review
Marketing
Mark Moran
Car Free Day, held on 21 September, has become an annual event in many towns and cities across Europe. While eco-politics can sometimes seem a bit... continue
Parking Review
Letters
Manny Rasores de Toro
I want to share my thoughts on an Islington Council initiative for parking enforcement, as reported in July’s Parking Review. As someone who... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement
Gordon Bell
You may ask whether this is not premature given that, as the new differential charges have only been in place since 1 July. The reason is simple. The... continue
Parking Review
Procurement
Geoff Dudley
The London Partners in Parking (PiP) initiative involves collaboration across local authority boundaries within one city. PiP seeks to harmonise... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Mark Moran
The number of vehicles clamped and removed in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea looks set to be cut as part of a parking policy review.... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
The proportion of appeals won by motorists in London reached a new high of 67% in the financial year 2006/07 up from 54% the previous year. The... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Deniz Huseyin
The London Borough of Camden has published its first annual report on parking, including details of how all parking revenue is spent. Camden has... continue
Parking Review
Letters
Mike Bracey
‘No waiting’ orders ban parking but allow loading and unloading. They are shown by yellow lines running parallel to the kerb. Loading and... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Former actress Koo Stark has become embroiled in a row with Westminster council over £7,500 in outstanding parking fines. Stark was initially... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Two men have been fined for using counterfeit blue badges as part of a crackdown by the London Borough of Newham and the Metropolitan Police. At... continue
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