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277 - 2 May 2015: News
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Awards
Dean Hubbard
Makers Construction’s apprentice scheme were a winner at the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Committed to Excellence in the East... continue
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People News
Eddie Wallis
Civil enforcement officers at APCOA Parking (UK) paid respects to their late supervisor Eddie Wallis at Lincoln crematorium on 10 April.  Six... continue
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People News
Marc Chapman
APCOA Parking (UK) has appointed Marc Chapman as procurement manager for the UK and Ireland. He joins the parking company from American healthcare... continue
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People News
NSL`s Graham Williams presents £6,000 to Macmillan`s Lindsay Cape
NSL staff raised a total of £6,000 for charity Macmillan Cancer Support via sporting challenges, baking cakes and holding coffee mornings. The... continue
Categories: charity, NSL
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Construction
Berry barriers on the spiral ramp (LHR Airports)
Heathrow Terminal 2’s Short Stay multi-storey provides parking for 1,500 vehicles. The car park was named Best New Car Park at the British... continue
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Construction
New look for the Middleton shopping centre car park
USL StructureCare has upgraded the multi-storey car park serving the Middleton shopping centre in Greater Manchester. The Middleton Centre, which is... continue
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Construction
CitiPark has taken over the management and upkeep of three multi-storey car parks owned by Watford Borough Council in Hertfordshire. The Leeds-based... continue
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Construction
The One St George Wharf residents` car park
With 52 floors providing over 200 apartments 181-metre high One St George Wharf in London is one of the tallest residential towers in Europe. The... continue
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Construction
The Makers team secures the bridge on a lorry
Makers Construction decided it was safer to temporarily remove a footbridge spanning a busy Northamptonshire road rather than repair it in situ.... continue
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Business News
A central London car park dating back to the Edwardian era is being put on the market as a potential development site. The Carrington Street car... continue
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Operational
Brewer Street
The 62nd edition of London Fashion Week will take place in a car park in the heart of Soho.  NCP’s Art Deco Brewer Street multi-storey... continue
Categories: multi-storey, retail, NCP
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Developments
Preston Bus Station and Car Park
A design competition is underway for the refurbishment and reinvention of Preston’s iconic bus station as a youth centre. Lancashire County... continue
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News Lead Story
Mark Moran
The British Parking Association (BPA) has terminated parking operator ANPR Ltd’s membership of the Approved Operator Scheme (AOS). Following... continue
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News Lead Story
Mark Moran
The British Parking Association (BPA) is arguing that there is a need to end the current situation where there are two trade bodies for the private... continue
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People News
Malcolm Daughtrey
Malcolm Daughtrey has joined the Independent Parking Committee (IPC) in the new role of business development manager.  “My role within IPC... continue
Categories: appeals, enforcement, people
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Business News
Seven of the world’s 10 most expensive airport car parks are in the UK, research by JustPark indicates. The online parking rental service... continue
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Business News
Richard Farnell, leader of Rochdale Borough Council
A Greater Manchester council has won a business-friendly award for its plans to introduce free car parking across its boundaries. Rochdale Borough... continue
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Enforcement News
The London Borough of Croydon has developed a smartphone app that helps council officers check the validity of Blue Badges when out on-street.... continue
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Enforcement News
The motorcycle bay at the heart of the dispute
Deniz Huseyin
A parking adjudicator was wrong to reject an appeal relating to a suspended bay, a High Court judge has decided. The case was taken to Judicial... continue
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Operational
Ealing Council ended the use of paper parking permits last month. Since 6 April only electronic ‘virtual’ permits have been issued to... continue
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Crime
A south London man was given a suspended jail sentence after fraudulently attempting to evade parking tickets. Nathan Grant from Streatham appealed... continue
Categories: appeals, crime, enforcement
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Crime
A court has ordered a motorist to pay £740 for the fraudulent use of a Blue Badge. The motorist, who failed to appear in court, was caught... continue
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Enforcement News
Mohamed Arif`s damaged taxi
Deniz Huseyin
A civil enforcement officer resigned after seeing footage that showed her issuing a penalty charge notice to a taxi involved in an... continue
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Crime
Shaun Ritchie and Kevin Lee Ritchie
Deniz Huseyin
Three men have been found guilty of assaulting a civil enforcement officer (CEO) in the London borough of Camden after video footage of the incident... continue
Categories: crime, enforcement, police, staff
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Business News
APCOA Parking (UK) has been awarded a new five-year contract to provide enforcement services for Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council. Knowsley is... continue
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Business News
Total Car Parks has upgraded parking at West Berkshire Community Hospital
Total Car Parks has won its first NHS contract. The company will manage the patient and visitor car park at the West Berkshire Community Hospital in... continue
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Business News
Q-Park is to take over the long-term management lease of the Horseferry Road London car park. The car park was previously operated by APCOA Parking... continue
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Business News
Purple Parking has completed its purchase of rival airport parking operator Meteor Meet & Greet from VINCI Park UK. Purple Parking will take over... continue
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Business News
Investors are being offered the opportunity to purchase individual parking bays at the Park First off-airport car park serving Glasgow Airport. The... continue
Categories: acquisitions, airports
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Enforcement News
There  has been a sharp rise in the number of cars clamped and towed away by the DVLA since changes to car tax rules, The Guardian has reported.... continue
Categories: clamping, enforcement, DVLA
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Parking Policy
Noisy and cramped conditions in trains, planes and airports are discouraging many commuters and business people from working while travelling. In... continue
Categories: surveys
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People News
The British Parking Association (BPA) is strengthening its executive team. The association is to appoint a chief operating officer (COO) to work... continue
Categories: staff, BPA
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Enforcement News
Islington Council has launched a smartphone app that will enable residents and visitors to report sightings of rubbish, which will then be... continue
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Parking Policy
Taking the car remains a popular option for many British holidaymakers, with almost a third planning to head abroad by car, according to the Car... continue
Categories: surveys, Europe, Ireland
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Business News
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has hired VINCI Park UK as its new parking and security management contractor. The contract, which started... continue
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News Lead Story
Barry Beavis
Mark Moran
The Court of Appeal has dismissed a case brought against private parking operator ParkingEye by a motorist who argued that levying an £85... continue