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Number of private PCNs could hit 8.6 million, says RAC Foundation

Private parking firms are on course to issue nearly two million more tickets on private land in this financial year compared with last year, a rise of more than a quarter, predicts the RAC... continue

21 Nov 2019Parking Review News
Guide Dogs continues pavement parking campaign

Guide Dogs continues pavement parking campaign

Guide Dogs has published an open letter supporting a call by MPs for reform of regulations covering pavement parking. The charity’s letter draws attention to recommendations... continue

21 Nov 2019Parking Review News

Sheffield to review Blue Badge applications

Sheffield City Council incorrectly assessed people for disabled Blue Badges, says the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman. Following an investigation, the council has agreed to offer a proper assessment to more than 25 people and review its policies to avoid similar issues recurring. The... continue

21 Nov 2019Parking Review News

Park First schemes placed in administration

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking compensation orders in favour of investors over losses they have suffered in the Park First scheme. On 16 October, the FCA started court proceedings against Park First, its senior managers, including its chief executive officer, and a number of other... continue

15 Nov 2019Parking Review News

Tesco suspends ParkShopReg app

Tesco has suspended a parking validation app used at 19 stores after a technology magazine uncovered tens of millions of unsecured automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) images sitting in an unsecured cloud storage area. According to the online magazine The Register, images of cars entering and... continue

15 Nov 2019Parking Review News

London authorities issue over 5.9 million PCNs

The number of penalty notices issued in London has almost reached 6 million, according to London Councils’ data on parking enforcement and appeals in London for the 2018-19 financial year.  This year’s figures show that London boroughs and Transport for London (TfL) issued... continue

12 Nov 2019Parking Review News
Saba wins NHS Property Services parking management contract

Saba wins NHS Property Services parking management contract

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has appointed Saba Park Services UK as its national car parking management operator. The three-year contract will be focussed on improving the customer experience for patients, visitors and staff using... continue

6 Nov 2019Parking Review News

APCOA acquires NCPS in Ireland

APCOA Parking has acquired Ireland’s Nationwide Controlled Parking Services (NCPS).  NCPS manages over 1,100 car parks with a total number of over 100,000 parking spaces. The combined operation resulting from the acquisition sees APCOA’s business in the Republic of Ireland and... continue

6 Nov 2019Parking Review News
6 Nov 2019Parking Review News

PARK NOW acquires data specialist Parkling

Parking solutions provider PARK NOW has acquired Berlin-based data company Parkling. Parkling provides predictions of free on-street parking spots. The company attaches scanners on fleets and taxicabs to analyse the parking situation in real-time. In addition, Parkling generates high quality static... continue

6 Nov 2019Parking Review News
Silcock joins WSP Traffic Support

Silcock joins WSP Traffic Support

Sharon Silcock has joined the WSP Traffic Support team as its new sales manager. She has worked in sales management for over 15... continue

6 Nov 2019Parking Review News
ParkingPerx app secures £325k investment

ParkingPerx app secures £325k investment

A company called ProxiSmart has secured £325,000 investment in an app designed to boost Britain’s high streets with cashless parking solutions. The... continue

6 Nov 2019Parking Review News

KERB app teams up with on-car advertising platform

KERB, a parking app, has partnered with Adverttu, an on-car advertising platform.  Launched in Australia and now operating internationally, KERB allows homeowners to rent their private spaces to anyone looking to park their car, bike, boat or helicopter, and to find city drivers off-street... continue

6 Nov 2019Parking Review News

ParkingEye supports Disabled Motoring UK

ParkingEye has donated £1,000 to the charity Disabled Motoring UK (DMUK), a charity that supports disabled drivers, passengers and Blue Badge holders. ParkingEye has been a long-term supporter through DMUK’s corporate membership scheme. The charity has helped Parking Eye ensure its... continue

6 Nov 2019Parking Review News

Q-Park makes learner drivers welcome

Q-Park is partnering with the Driving Instruction Association (DIA) to give its members access to selected car parks free of charge. The scheme will give learner drivers the use of multi-storey car parks in order to practice parallel parking or parking in bays in a quieter environment away... continue

6 Nov 2019Parking Review News

Drivers are shunning the high street, says survey

British people are shopping less on their local high street compared to just a year ago with expensive parking among the factors being blamed, according to research by online parking portal YourParkingSpace.co.uk. Four-in-ten people said they now shop less on their local high street compared to a... continue

6 Nov 2019Parking Review News
ParkVia teams up with Spanish airport operator Aena

ParkVia teams up with Spanish airport operator Aena

Airport parking retailer ParkVia has renewed its contract with Spanish airport operator Aena.  ParkVia’s relationship with Aena dates back to 2011, when ParkVia first promoted parking... continue

6 Nov 2019Parking Review News
JustPark raises £6.9m on Crowdcube

JustPark raises £6.9m on Crowdcube

Parking technology company JustPark has raised more than £6.9m through a new crowd-funding round from nearly 5,300 investors. The... continue

6 Nov 2019Parking Review News
Innovate UK commissions Grid Smarter Systems to create freight traffic control platform

Innovate UK commissions Grid Smarter Systems to create freight traffic control platform

Innovate UK has commissioned kerbside management technology specialist Grid Smarter Cities to create a freight traffic control platform to help manage construction freight movements and deliveries in congested urban centres. Grid will be partnering with Croydon Council and EB Charging, an electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure business on the... continue

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6 Nov 2019Parking Review News

AppyWay sensor and app scheme goes live in Halifax

Over 1,700 parking bay sensors have been linked to a mobile app in Halifax, West Yorkshire. The Smart City Solution is designed to save local residents and visitors time when finding and paying for parking. It has been rolled out by Calderdale Council in partnership with kerbside management and... continue

6 Nov 2019Parking Review News
6 Nov 2019Parking Review News
Thirsk station car park to get £300k upgrade

Thirsk station car park to get £300k upgrade

Thirsk railway station in North Yorkshire is to receive an investment of £300,000 that will see the number of car park spaces at the station increased. Grand Central,... continue

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6 Nov 2019Parking Review News
6 Nov 2019Parking Review News
Work starts on new £14m multi-storey car park at Chertsey hospital

Work starts on new £14m multi-storey car park at Chertsey hospital

A multi-storey car park is being built at St Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey, Surrey. The 700-space facility will be located at the site of the existing outpatients’ car park, which closed in October to allow construction work to begin. Ashford and St... continue

6 Nov 2019Parking Review News

Gloucester car park could become a conference centre

A city centre car park in Gloucester could to be converted into a conference centre. The Longsmith Street car park, which has 300 spaces, will be transformed Dowdeswell Estates, a company currently refurbishing the Fleece Hotel which sits behind the car park. The car park is part of the parcel of... continue

6 Nov 2019Parking Review News

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