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Park users can add Gift Aid to parking fee

Park users can add Gift Aid to parking fee

The charity that looks after Wimbledon Common in London is using a mobile parking payment system to tap into Gift Aid funding. The Wimbledon and Putney Commons (WPCC) is an area of parkland covering 1,440 acres that cost around £1.5m a year to maintain. WPCC has historically used a pay &... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News

Manchester Airports Group buys booking agent SkyParkSecure

Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has acquired SkyParkSecure for an undisclosed sum.MAG plans to use the acquisition of the price comparison and booking agent to provide a greater variety of online parking services to its customers and business partners. SkyParkSecure, trading from the domain... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News
ParkCloud expands Italian airport partnerships

ParkCloud expands Italian airport partnerships

British online parking reservation specialist has strengthened its presence in the Italian airport network with the addition of three new airports its partner family. Palermo Airport... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News

SoftBank invests in US parking startup ParkJockey

US parking technology start-up ParkJockey is scaling up its business by acquiring two parking operators. The Miami-based start-up has used help from Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Capital and debt financing from Owl Rock, to acquire Imperial Parking Corporation, a North American-based parking management... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News

Transaction Network Services acquires ADVAM

Payment solutions provider ADVAM has entered an agreement to be acquired by Transaction Network Services (TNS), a global provider of managed data communications and interoperability solutions to the payments, financial and telecommunications industries. ADVAM delivers unattended payments and... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News
Indigo sells UK, German, Czech and Slovak parking subsidiaries

Indigo sells UK, German, Czech and Slovak parking subsidiaries

French parking company Indigo has sold its European subsidiaries in the UK, Germany, Czech Republic and Slovakia to Spain’s Saba Infraestructuras. The sale reflects Indigo’s strategy to focus on priority markets in which it holds a... continue

12 Dec 2018Parking Review News

100,000 fines issued to Blue Badge bay abusers, survey reveals

UK motorists racked up £4.2m in fines during 2017 for abusing disabled parking bays, new research reveals. The survey by Confused.com suggests a total of 97,138 parking notices were issued to drivers caught misusing the UK’s 42,000 council-operated disabled spaces. The figures do not... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News

Scope criticises lack of action against misuse of Blue Badges

A disability charity wants councils to take action against people misusing Blue Badge parking permits. Phil Talbot, from Scope, said thefts of disabled permits were rising. “Stealing Blue Badges isn’t a crime without consequences. They are a vital lifeline for those who genuinely need... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News

Disabled parking space fines issued in Northern Ireland pass £1.4m mark

Motorists in Northern Ireland have been fined £1.4m in the past three years for abusing in disabled bays. More than 16,000 penalty charge notices (PCNs) were issued to motorists who used the bays without displaying a Blue Badge. The figures were supplied to BBC News NI by the Department for... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News

Consumer Council overturns £40,000 of NI private penalties

Northern Ireland's consumer protection body overturned £40,000 worth of fines issued by private parking companies last year. The Consumer Council, an independent body tasked with helping consumers across a range of sectors in Northern Ireland, said the challenges relate to 333 tickets in the... continue

3 Jan 2019Parking Review News
Signs help to identify flood risk car parks

Signs help to identify flood risk car parks

Car parks in Tyne & Wear that are at risk of flooding are being identified and signed by local authorities in partnership with the Environment Agency. The project is... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News

Parking datasets to be opened up

The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a £500,000 competition focussed on opening up local authority parking and traffic management data. The DfT has nominated two categories of data that it considers important to open: real-time traffic management information and parking data.? The... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News
PATROL will be sharing insights at Traffic + Parking 2019

PATROL will be sharing insights at Traffic + Parking 2019
Patrick Duckworth

PATROL (Parking and Traffic Regulations outside London)... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News

Autonomous vehicles could shape the future of urban tourism

Academics from the University of Surrey and the University of Oxford have examined how connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) could have a substantial impact on the future of urban tourism. The new research by Professor Scott Cohen (University of Surrey) and Dr Debbie Hopkins (University of... continue

21 Dec 2018Parking Review News
Sharpe becomes managing director of Newlyn

Sharpe becomes managing director of Newlyn

Paul Sharpe has become the managing director of civil enforcement agency Newlyn. Following an introductory period prior to Christmas, he joins the Newlyn team in the... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News
Brookfield joins Project Centre team

Brookfield joins Project Centre team

The Project Centre has appointed Andy Brookfield as the regional director and for Manchester and the North. He will oversee the... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News
Chipside’s Moorby becomes an OBE

Chipside’s Moorby becomes an OBE

Paul Moorby, managing director of parking technology specialist Chipside, has received an OBE in the New Year’s Honours... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News

Funding boost for rail cycle provision

The Department for Transport is to fund new bike parking facilities at stations across the country. The £1.6m of government investment was announced by cycling and walking minister Jesse Norman in December 2018. Norman said: “Improving cycling access to railway stations is good for... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News
Newcastle International Airport to upgrade of parking facilities

Newcastle International Airport to upgrade of parking facilities

Newcastle International Airport has revealed development plans for a £4m upgrade of car parking facilities. The plans include building a new purpose-built Premium Meet & Greet car parking facility and a new Premium Fast Track car parking area,... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News
Stanley Street multi-storey opens in Salford

Stanley Street multi-storey opens in Salford

The English Cities Fund has completed the new Stanley Street multi-storey car park at its New Bailey development in Salford, Greater Manchester. The 633-space facility will be... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News

ITV scraps South Bank development

Broadcaster ITV has scrapped plans to redevelop its iconic South Bank headquarters, instead opting to sell the site. The FTSE 100 firm, which had been on the South Bank for four decades, vacated the London Television Centre site last year to let construction start on a major new project. A new HQ... continue

21 Dec 2018Parking Review News
Parking annual reports: What’s your story?

Parking annual reports: What’s your story?

Parking and Traffic Regulations Outside London (PATROL) is inviting local authorities to submit their annual reports to the PATROL PARC (Parking Annual Reports by... continue

16 Jan 2019Parking Review News
Everywoman in Transport & Logistics awards open for entries

Everywoman in Transport & Logistics awards open for entries

The 2019 everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards programme is now open for entries, with organisers inviting nominations from across the industry, from aviation and shipping to road and rail. The awards are free to enter and the... continue

8 Jan 2019Parking Review News
BPA wins membership engagement award

BPA wins membership engagement award

The British Parking Association won the Best Membership Engagement Award at the 2018 UK Association Awards. The judges’ said:... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News
British Parking Awards deadline extended

British Parking Awards deadline extended

The British Parking Awards 2019 recognises excellence in management, design and innovation in both the on-street and off-street parking sector. To give... continue

12 Dec 2018Parking Review News

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