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Nearly 50 NHS trusts make over £1m a year from parking, survey claims

Nearly 50 NHS trusts make over £1m a year from parking, survey claims
Mark Moran and Patrick McDonnell

A number of hospital trusts in England make more than £3m a year from parking fees, according to research by the Press Association (PA).  The news agency sent Freedom of Information (FOI)... continue

30 Jan 2016Parking Review News
Is FordPass iTunes for cars?

Is FordPass iTunes for cars?
Mark Moran

Ford is launching a service that will enable drivers to find and book parking... continue

30 Jan 2016Parking Review News
Britannia upgrades payment and lighting systems at Weymouth multi-storey

Britannia upgrades payment and lighting systems at Weymouth multi-storey

Britannia Parking has spent £300,000 upgrading Weymouth’s only multi-storey car park, installing new lighting and a pay-on-foot system that features ANPR. The 470-space car park, which is located on Commercial Road, serves shops, including a pedestrian link to a Debenhams... continue

30 Jan 2016Parking Review News

ParkCloud increases car parks covered by 50%

ParkCloud, an online parking aggregator, says it has seen a rise of more than 50% in the number of car parks available on its platform since the start of 2015. The Manchester-based company increased geographical coverage and range of parking suppliers it works with across Europe, the US and... continue

30 Jan 2016Parking Review News

PayByPhone teams up with ParkJockey

Cashless parking specialist PayByPhone is working with parking location and reservations provider ParkJockey to deliver on-street and off-street parking services to parking authorities, private operators and drivers. The partnership will see PayByPhone integrate ParkJockey’s off-street... continue

30 Jan 2016Parking Review News
Cobalt's new offices make space for connected car work

Cobalt's new offices make space for connected car work

Cobalt Telephone Technologies has opened a new office in its hometown of Basingstoke in Hampshire. The additional premises are home to Cobalt’s IT department, which supports development on behalf of both BMW... continue

30 Jan 2016Parking Review News
Row escalates at Belfast airport over unauthorised parking operation

Row escalates at Belfast airport over unauthorised parking operation
Deniz Huseyin

A parking operator has taken legal action against Antrim and... continue

26 Jan 2016Parking Review News
UK Parking Control rebuffs BBC allegations

UK Parking Control rebuffs BBC allegations
Mark Moran

Allegations that UK Parking Control (UKPC) pursued parking charge notices issued while the operator’s access to vehicle... continue

20 Jan 2016Parking Review News
Christopher Octon heads up Cale UK

Christopher Octon heads up Cale UK

Parking equipment supplier Cale UK has appointed Christopher Octon as its new managing director. Octon spent 20 years with rival... continue

20 Jan 2016Parking Review News
NSL appoints Darren Hotchkin as head of real estates

NSL appoints Darren Hotchkin as head of real estates

NSL has also appointed Darren Hotchkin as its new head of estates and facilities management. This is a new role within NSL’s General Counsel and Legal team.  Hotchkin will managing a property... continue

20 Jan 2016Parking Review News
Aviva Ventures invests £1m in AppyParking

Aviva Ventures invests £1m in AppyParking
Mark Moran

Insurance company Aviva has invested just over £1m in AppyParking, a free parking app launched in the UK in... continue

19 Jan 2016Parking Review News
Steve O'Brien and Graham Smith join APCOA's UK management team

Steve O'Brien and Graham Smith join APCOA's UK management team

Kim Challis, regional managing director of APCOA UK & Ireland, has strengthened her team with the addition Steve O’Brien as director of transformation and Graham Smith as technical services project manager.  Steve O’Brien... continue

30 Jan 2016Parking Review News
Philip Howell joins payment systems supplier WPS

Philip Howell joins payment systems supplier WPS

Pay-on-foot parking system supplier WPS has appointed Philip Howell to a senior business development role.  Howell will be working closely with WPS managing director Simon Jarvis to... continue

30 Jan 2016Parking Review News

Independent Parking Appeals service appoints lead adjudicator

The barrister Bryn Holloway has been named as lead adjudicator of the Independent Appeals Service (IAS), the body which listens to appeals by drivers issued with parking charge notices by private companies belonging to the Independent Parking Committee (IPC) scheme. The lead adjudicator’s... continue

30 Jan 2016Parking Review News
Alan Wood leaves Whyte & Co

Alan Wood leaves Whyte & Co

Alan Wood has joined enforcement agent Penham Excel as a company director and part-owner after five years... continue

27 Jan 2016Parking Review News
Misconduct charge against Katy Spain thrown out

Misconduct charge against Katy Spain thrown out
Deniz Huseyin

Ceredigion’s head of parking services Katy Spain has returned to her post after a charge of ‘misconduct in public office’... continue

25 Jan 2016Parking Review News
Steve Boughton takes on new chief operating officer role at NSL

Steve Boughton takes on new chief operating officer role at NSL

NSL has appointed Steve Boughton in the new role of chief operating officer. Boughton was previously at international defence and security group QinetiQ, where he served as the managing director of the firm’s technical advisory... continue

15 Jan 2016Parking Review News
NSL hires Craig Scott to head identity checking business

NSL hires Craig Scott to head identity checking business

NSL has appointed Craig Scott to head up the company’s identity checking business. NSL Checking offers a managed Right to Work, Right to Rent and background screening service including identity document... continue

10 Jan 2016Parking Review News

BPA appoints lawyers to assess 3,500 adjourned POPLA appeals
Mark Moran

The British Parking Association (BPA) is to consider around 3,500 appeals against parking charge notices issued by private parking companies that had been put on hold pending the outcome of a court case involving ParkingEye and motorist Barry Beavis.Consideration of these appeals had been suspended... continue

2 Feb 2016Parking Review News
First-time offenders in Sevenoaks get warnings rather than fines

First-time offenders in Sevenoaks get warnings rather than fines
Deniz Huseyin

Sevenoaks District Council has issued warnings rather than... continue

26 Jan 2016Parking Review News

Liverpool John Lennon Airport defends enforcement operation
Deniz Huseyin

Liverpool John Lennon Airport has rejected accusations by the city’s mayor that its highways enforcement regime is unfairly targeting motorists. Joe Anderson, Mayor of Liverpool, said passengers are falling victim to Liverpool John Lennon Airport’s “ruthless parking... continue

26 Jan 2016Parking Review News

No refunds for invalid fines, insists West Yorks Police
Deniz Huseyin

West Yorkshire Police will not be refunding any of the 16,000 parking fines that were issued by police community support officers (PCSOs), even though they were issued without proper authority. Having carried out a review, the force has concluded there is no “basis in law” for refunding... continue

25 Jan 2016Parking Review News

London's HGV taskforce has now issued over 1,000 FPNs against unsafe vehicles

London’s Industrial HGV Taskforce (IHTF) has now issued 1,013 Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) to the drivers of unsafe or non-compliant HGVs since it began operating in October 2013. More than 4,000 vehicles have been stopped by the task force, with 47 taken off the road and 2,000 roadworthiness... continue

22 Jan 2016Parking Review News
DfT consults on scrapping lower PCN band

DfT consults on scrapping lower PCN band
Mark Moran

The Department for Transport is considering scrapping the two-tier banding of penalty charge notices (PCNs) because... continue

19 Jan 2016Parking Review News

Unpaid work order for driver who headbutted parking patrol officer

A motorist who assaulted a civil enforcement officer (CEO) has been ordered to pay fines and compensation totalling £1,235 and must also carry out unpaid work for 240 hours. Craig Woodley pleaded guilty to assault causing actual bodily harm at Bexley Magistrates Court. The incident took... continue

8 Jan 2016Parking Review News
Greenwich GATEway will road test driverless pods

Greenwich GATEway will road test driverless pods
Mark Moran

The first driverless cars to be tested on the streets of London will be a development of automated passenger shuttles used at Heathrow Airport.... continue

29 Jan 2016Parking Review News

FTA backs Stanford West as site of new Kent lorry park
Patrick McDonnell

Twelve months on from the chaos of thousands of HGVs stranded on the M20 in Kent during Operation Stack, due to closure of the Channel Tunnel, Highways England is consulting on alternatives to the motorway as a giant lorry park. Highways England put out two proposed HGV lorry parks for public... continue

26 Jan 2016Parking Review News

Welsh Government consults on changes to Blue Badge scheme

The Welsh Government is proposing to tighten enforcement against abuse and misuse of the Blue Badge scheme for disabled people. The consultation outlines proposals to include people with temporary mobility impairments within the eligibility criteria. It also consults on proposals to streamline... continue

20 Jan 2016Parking Review News
Transport Select Committee launches inquiry into Operation Stack

Transport Select Committee launches inquiry into Operation Stack
Mark Moran

The Transport Select Committee has launched an inquiry into... continue

19 Jan 2016Parking Review News
British Parking Awards finalists revealed

British Parking Awards finalists revealed

The finalists of the British Parking Awards 2016 have been revealed by Parking Review magazine, which has organised the competition since 2002.  To see the... continue

2 Feb 2016Parking Review News

APCOA expands Heathrow portfolio

Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) has awarded APCOA Parking (UK) the contract to manage its Academy’s car park. APCOA is working with sub-contractor Mitie to provide 40 spaces. APCOA will provide project management for the new site, controlling and tracking costs for the site. APCOA has... continue

20 Jan 2016Parking Review News
Winchester parking team completes conflict management training

Winchester parking team completes conflict management training

Twenty members of Winchester City Council’s parking team have completed a conflict management for work training programme. The training programme, which is City & Guilds accredited, was provided by Maybo. It assisted the team in:... continue

31 Jan 2016Parking Review News
Drivers offered live parking data by TfL

Drivers offered live parking data by TfL
Deniz Huseyin

Drivers can now access real-time data on the number of parking spaces at London Underground station car parks. Live... continue

30 Jan 2016Parking Review News

Over 97,000 sign petition seeking free parking for NHS staff

An online petition calling for all NHS staff to be given free parking has amassed over 97,000 signatures. The petition to health secretary Jeremy Hunt was launched a year ago on the 38 Degrees website by Abigail Smith. Her petition states: “People who save lives everyday shouldn’t have... continue

30 Jan 2016Parking Review News

BPA launches legal help line for members

The British Parking Association (BPA) has launched a legal advice service for members. BPA Lawline offers members up to 30 minutes free initial legal advice via telephone or email, no matter what area of law. BPA Lawline has been created in association with JMW Solicitors LLP and went live on 1... continue

30 Jan 2016Parking Review News

ITV's Parking Mad is back for series 3

ITV has commissioned a new season of Parking Mad, a documentary programme that looks at parking problems around the UK.  The programme’s makers, Century Films, are currently looking for campaigners with stories to share. Previous series have featured parking teams in places such as... continue

30 Jan 2016Parking Review News
Bristol City Council rejects accusation that new residents zones are a ‘cash cow’

Bristol City Council rejects accusation that new residents zones are a ‘cash cow’
Deniz Huseyin

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26 Jan 2016Parking Review News

Sussex Police investigates meet & greet operator

Sussex Police is investigating a meet & greet parking company near Gatwick Airport following complaints from customers that their cars were damaged there. Gatwick Sky Parking’s website says cars collected from customers at the airport are parked in a secure area.  However, several... continue

25 Jan 2016Parking Review News

Road haulage bodies release yearbooks

Commercial vehicle drivers can seek advise on road transport legislation, including parking rules, in the yearbooks published by two freight associations. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) and Road Haulage Association (RHA) have both released their annual guides, which cover traffic... continue

20 Jan 2016Parking Review News

Running a car costs drivers over £3,400 a year, Zipcar survey reveals
Mark Moran

The average city driver is unknowingly spending £3,436 a year on owning a car, according to a study out from Zipcar. The research is part of an international survey of 1,800 drivers living within ten miles of the centres of four major European cities and driving cars valued up to... continue

25 Jan 2016Parking Review News

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