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Waze driving community app to use INRIX parking data

Waze driving community app to use INRIX parking data
Mark Moran

Waze, a community-based traffic and navigation app that rounds up information shared by drivers, has opted to incorporate parking information provided by... continue

21 Sep 2016Parking Review News
Britannia reopens closed Wrexham multi-storey

Britannia reopens closed Wrexham multi-storey

Britannia Parking has re-opened a Wrexham multi-storey car park that had been closed for almost a year. The operator has taken over the 307-space St Mark’s car park, off... continue

16 Sep 2016Parking Review News

Coventry's Ricoh Arena hires APCOA to manage its parking

Coventry’s Ricoh Arena has appointed APCOA UK & Ireland to manage its on-site car parking facilities. The contract, which went live on 1 August, covers the Arena’s 2,000 on-site car parking bays. The Ricoh Arena is home to Premiership Rugby team Wasps and Coventry City Football... continue

16 Sep 2016Parking Review News
Coming soon... the Sarah Storey multi-storey?

Coming soon... the Sarah Storey multi-storey?

NCP wants to rename one of its London car parks as “The Sarah multi-Storey” to honour sporting achievements of British athlete Dame Sarah Storey. NCP has... continue

16 Sep 2016Parking Review News

Local authorities could raise £50m through better marketing of season tickets, claims YourParkingSpace

Local authorities could be missing out on nearly £50m of extra revenue a year by failing to market their parking spaces effectively, argues online parking space rental marketplace YourParkingSpace.co.uk. The company used Freedom of Information responses from 265 councils to assess their... continue

9 Sep 2016Parking Review News

APCOA expands into Northern Ireland market

APCOA UK & Ireland has signed two long-term lease deals to operate multi-storey car parks in the waterside area of Belfast. This marks APCOA’s first entry into the Northern Ireland market. APCOA began operating the the 585-space Lanyon Car Park and the 280-space Hilton Car Park on 16 June... continue

31 Aug 2016Parking Review News

APCOA to provide security for Walsall hospital

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust has appointed APCOA UK & Ireland to provide around-the-clock security services for Walsall Manor Hospital.  APCOA, which already operates parking at the site, will now be responsible for providing security services such as on-site patrols, operating... continue

31 Aug 2016Parking Review News

APCOA offers environmental enforcement training

APCOA UK & Ireland is offering an environmental enforcement training course that has been accredited by WAMITAB, an awarding organisation that develops qualifications for those working in the parking sector.  APCOA said its ‘enviro-crime’ training courses enables civil... continue

31 Aug 2016Parking Review News

Guildford to combine real-time car park and retail footfall data

Guildford in Surrey is the focal point of a project that seeks to show how real-time parking data and footfall information gathered shops can be harnessed to provide live information for businesses and local government on the parking and retail environments, 24 hours a day. The GEOmii project sees... continue

31 Aug 2016Parking Review News
NSL to build up Oldham customer centre

NSL to build up Oldham customer centre

Outsourced service provider NSL plans to double the size of the workforce at its operational centre in Oldham. The principal activities at NSL’s... continue

30 Aug 2016Parking Review News

NSL launches People Dimensions workforce service

NSL has launched a new service line called People Dimensions, built on its established in-house service. People Dimensions will source, train and engage clients’ workforces. It will also work with clients to develop their supervisory and management teams. Meirion Gravell, NSL’s... continue

30 Aug 2016Parking Review News
Lewis Johnson becomes Parkopedia technical account manager

Lewis Johnson becomes Parkopedia technical account manager

Lewis Johnson has joined parking information provider Parkopedia in the new role of technical account manager. Johnson joins Parkopedia from Smart Parking. "Technical account managers are responsible for managing all technical... continue

30 Aug 2016Parking Review News
Fiona Deans becomes Barbour Logic MD

Fiona Deans becomes Barbour Logic MD

Fiona Deans, who has a background in the cinema industry, has joined parking IT specialist Barbour Logic (BL) as managing director. Previously... continue

30 Aug 2016Parking Review News

BMW Group takes over Parkmobile’s European business

BMW Group has acquired phone parking provider Parkmobile Group Europe, which now becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of the German car company, which owns marques such as BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce as parts of the BMW Group. BMW’s has been investing in Parkmobile since 2014. This has enabled the... continue

30 Aug 2016Parking Review News
Q-Park moves into Cardiff Bay

Q-Park moves into Cardiff Bay

Q-Park has taken over the management of the Pierhead Street car park in Cardiff. The car park has been rebranded as... continue

30 Aug 2016Parking Review News

ParkingEye tops league table for DVLA vehicle keeper requests
Mark Moran

ParkingEye continues to be the private parking operator making the most requests for vehicle keeper data from DVLA. Parking companies use the data to send demands for payment of parking charge notices to car owners who have breached parking conditions on private land. The DVLA own figures reveal... continue

23 Aug 2016Parking Review News
19 Aug 2016Parking Review News
Q-Park opens new customer centre for UK and Ireland

Q-Park opens new customer centre for UK and Ireland

Q-Park has established a local customer service centre for the British and Irish markets. The Dutch group had previously networked enquiries made using help-points within its car parks in the UK and... continue

19 Aug 2016Parking Review News
NCP launches nationwide cashless card service

NCP launches nationwide cashless card service
Mark Moran

NCP has launched NCP ParkPass, an account-based solution that can be used in place of cash, credit or debit cards at payment machines.... continue

17 Aug 2016Parking Review News

APCOA to provide security services for Walsall Manor Hospital
Mark Moran

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust has appointed APCOA UK & Ireland to provide around-the-clock security services for Walsall Manor Hospital. APCOA, which already operates parking at the site, will now be responsible for providing security services such as on-site patrols, operating surveillance and... continue

17 Aug 2016Parking Review News

Alpha Parking launches environmental enforcement training course
Mark Moran

Alpha Parking has launched an environmental enforcement training course for local authorities. The covers the full range of issues from general fly-tipping to Public Space Protection Orders. The course has been designed for local authorities that are looking to either extend the remit of civil... continue

22 Sep 2016Parking Review News

Civil enforcement officers strike in Hackney
Mark Moran

A strike by some civil enforcement officers in the London borough of Hackney has had only “minimal” impact on parking patrols, the council’s contractor has reported. Civil enforcement officers (CEOs) belonging to the trade union Unite are taking part in a 24-hour protest... continue

22 Sep 2016Parking Review News
BPA seeks new chair for private parking appeals scrutiny board

BPA seeks new chair for private parking appeals scrutiny board
Mark Moran

The chair of the panel that scrutinises the British Parking... continue

21 Sep 2016Parking Review News

Over 4.6 million PCNs issued in London, new figures reveal
Mark Moran

Over 4.6m penalty charge notices were issued for parking and moving traffic contraventions in London during 2015/16, according to figures released by London Councils.  The number of PCNs issued by London’s boroughs and Transport for London (TfL) actually fell by 82,000 from 4,746,219 in... continue

14 Sep 2016Parking Review News

APCOA to provide environmental enforcement services for Hillingdon

The London Borough of Hillingdon has awarded APCOA UK & Ireland a two-year environmental enforcement services contract. APCOA already enforces parking regulations across the borough. The new contract will see the company deploy a team of dedicated environmental enforcement officers who will... continue

8 Sep 2016Parking Review News

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