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British Parking Awards
British Parking Awards celebrate inspired thinking

British Parking Awards celebrate inspired thinking
Mark Moran
A team of students from Northumbria University were recognised for their innovative approach to re-imagining how parking can be enforced and marketed... continue

Parking Team of the Year: London Borough of Haringey

Parking Team of the Year: London Borough of Haringey
Joined-up thinking is a phrase often cited in conversations about how local authorities can run their parking more effectively. This phrase is now a... continue

Best Car Park Operation: Durham Park & Ride

Best Car Park Operation: Durham Park & Ride
Durham’s park & ride service comprises three sites owned by Durham County Council and operated by contractor NSL. The sites provide a total... continue

Exceptional Customer Service: Brighton & Hove City Council

Exceptional Customer Service: Brighton & Hove City Council
Brighton & Hove City Council is a public sector service provider that deals with its customers face-to-face, on the phone, via emails and,... continue

Parking Partnership: West London Alliance

Parking Partnership: West London Alliance
The London boroughs of Brent, Ealing and Hounslow decided to work together in one of the largest procurement exercises of parking management services... continue

The Cycle Parking Award: Cyclehoop Bikehangar

The Cycle Parking Award: Cyclehoop Bikehangar
Cycling has seen a massive growth in recent years as more and more people use the bicycle for transport and leisure. In London over half-a-million... continue

Best New Car Park: Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Best New Car Park: Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Hospitals are dynamic sites, perpetually undergoing redevelopment as services and facilities are upgraded and added. This is the case with the Royal... continue

Best Refurbishment: Talbot Road, Blackpool

Best Refurbishment: Talbot Road, Blackpool
Talbot Road, a 1930s-vintage multi-storey car park once slated for demolition, is now an integral part of a £220m regeneration project in the... continue

Special Jury Award: Church Lane sports project, Waltham Forest

Special Jury Award: Church Lane sports project, Waltham Forest
Whilst the refurbishment of the Church Lane surface car park in Leytonstone is not a conventional refurbishment it is one that makes the best use of... continue

Best Surface Car Park: Chippenham Station, Network Rail

Best Surface Car Park: Chippenham Station, Network Rail
Station car parks can be rather functional spaces, but when Network Rail decided to build a new site on a brownfield site in Chippenham it made sure... continue

The Inspiration Award: Generation WhY

The Inspiration Award: Generation WhY
Parking enforcement could become a process of parking education based on transforming civil enforcement officers into ambassadors offering advice and... continue

The John Squires Parking Advocacy Award: Nick Lester

The John Squires Parking Advocacy Award: Nick Lester
Nick Lester has been a prominent and influential player in local, national and international parking policy, management, enforcement and appeals over... continue

Lifetime Achievement: Peter Cowlard, Makers Construction

Lifetime Achievement: Peter Cowlard, Makers Construction
For more than 30 years Peter Cowlard has been a leading light in the development of car park refurbishment techniques and systems. Cowlard started... continue

Lifetime Achievement: Jim Jackman, APCOA Parking (UK)

Lifetime Achievement: Jim Jackman, APCOA Parking (UK)
Jim Jackman recently celebrated 30 years in parking, and is APCOA Parking (UK)’s longest serving employee. In July 2013, he stepped down as... continue

The Front Line Award: Jade Glover, APCOA Parking (UK)

The Front Line Award: Jade Glover, APCOA Parking (UK)
Verbal and physical abuse are, sadly, part of the everyday reality for many civil enforcement officers (CEOs) as they patrol our streets. One person... continue

Parking Person of the Year: Peter Cawsey, Welsh Penalty Processing Partnership

Parking Person of the Year: Peter Cawsey, Welsh Penalty Processing Partnership
In 2004 Peter Cawsey entered the world of parking, following a naval career, as assistant manager of Denbighshire County Council during the... continue

Young Parking Professional: Katy Spain, Ceredigion County Council

Young Parking Professional: Katy Spain, Ceredigion County Council
Aberystwyth became famous as a town without parking controls after the police withdrew its traffic warden service, and then infamous as a town in... continue

Parking Technology Award: Parking sensors, Westminster City Council

Parking Technology Award: Parking sensors, Westminster City Council
Knowing a street parking bay will be empty when you arrive is handy. This is the principle behind a bay monitoring system trialled by Westminster... continue

The International Award: Parkopedia

The International Award: Parkopedia
Parkopedia, a London-based parking information provider, has agreed deals to provide in-car parking services for Ford, Jaguar Land Rover and Volvo.... continue