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Daimler and Bosch’s driverless parking to operate without human supervision

Daimler and Bosch’s driverless parking to operate without human supervision

Bosch and Daimler have obtained approval from local authorities in Baden-Württemberg for their automated valet parking (AVP) system in the Mercedes-Benz Museum multi-storey car park in Stuttgart, Germany.  Until... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News
Q-Park supports Sheffield hospitals charity

Q-Park supports Sheffield hospitals charity

Q-Park has formed a partnership with Sheffield Hospitals Charity that will see customers booking online use a special code to get a discount on their parking, with a... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Q-Park partners with Disabled Motoring UK

Members of Disabled Motoring UK will receive 15% off the price of parking with Q-Park. Q-Park will also donate a portion of the revenue from each booking back to DMUK. Graham Footer, chief executive of Disabled Motoring UK, said: “We are delighted to work further with Q-Park to provide... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News
Q-Park partners with Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Q-Park partners with Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Q-Park is supporting the work of the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, which supports people living with lung cancer and is seeking better ways to detect he condition early.  Q-Park has offered a discounted... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

ParkVia lands in Argentina

Airport parking reservations specialist ParkVia is now working in Argentina. ParkVia has secured three locations across what is world’s largest Spanish-speaking nation.   The company is working with two key airports situated in the capital of Buenos Aires – Ezeiza Airport and... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News
ParkVia appoints ‘customer expert’

ParkVia appoints ‘customer expert’

Online reservation retailer ParkVia has appointed a ‘customer expert’ to help it enhance travellers’ online booking... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Bailiff company says advisory panel has had a positive impact

Civil enforcement agency Bristow & Sutor has been highlighting the positive impact of an independent advisory panel established to ensure it meets high standards of ethics and compliance. The panel was established in September 2018. It is chaired by Anthony Sharp, founder of the Money Advice... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News
RingGo takes to the streets of London

RingGo takes to the streets of London

Adverts promoting the RingGo cashless parking service have been appearing on taxis, billboards and radio stations across London. The consumer... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

PayByPhone buys Mirada Connect

PayByPhone UK, has acquired Mirada Connect, a provider of cashless parking services.This is the first acquisition for PayByPhone UK under Volkswagen Financial Services ownership. Jonny Combe, PayByPhone’s UK chief executive officer, said: “Mirada Connect is a well-established company... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

NCP acquires UK operations of Secure Parking and Empark

NCP has taken over the UK operations of Secure Parking and Empark in deals that will see it expand its presence in the rail, airport, health sector and retail parking markets. NCP has acquired Secure Parking’s UK operations (which trade as S&K Car Park Management and iPark Europe) and... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News
1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Call to improve enforcement of Blue Badge scheme

The enforcement of the Blue Badge scheme by local authorities should be made a statutory obligation, recommends a report on improving accessibility for disabled graduates by the think-tank Demos.  The report authors also want to see disabled people’s organisations involved in the... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Disabled woman wants extra time when using town centre car park

A woman is challenging the way in which private parking companies charge disabled and non-disabled people exactly the same for the period of time they park. Claire Withnall, 36, was left severely disabled after a stroke. She told BBC Radio 4’s consumer programme You and Yours that it was... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News
Glasgow schools aim to lower vehicle pollution

Glasgow schools aim to lower vehicle pollution

Schools near Glasgow have been monitoring air quality as part of a project aiming to reduce the levels of pollution emitted by vehicles as they drop off and collect... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Croydon set to expand School Streets scheme

Croydon Council is set to expand its programme of creating School Streets, pedestrian zones that operate during the school run period. Up to eight new School Streets could be introduced after the idea received nearly 70% positive feedback in a public consultation. The scheme would cover 12 schools,... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Croydon offers discounted permits to environmentally friendly vehicles

Croydon Council is proposing to introduce a parking permit scheme encouraging motorists to switch to environmentally friendly vehicles.  Under the south London council’s plans, drivers with the least polluting vehicles would be offered significant discounts for residential parking... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News
Free buses help wardens tackle poor parking

Free buses help wardens tackle poor parking

Newport City Council’s new civil enforcement officers are being given free bus travel as they tackle street parking violations. The south Wales council clampdown... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Kingston to hire more civil enforcement officers

The Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames is recruiting extra civil enforcement officers (CEOs) to ensure compliance with parking and anti-idling rules. The decision, which was made on 22 July, will see an extra 18 CEOs deployed across the west London council’s controlled parking zones... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News
5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Bailiffs will have to use body-worn cameras

Body-worn cameras are to be compulsory for bailiffs under plans announced by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).   The body cameras will have to be worn by around 2,500 certificated enforcement agents, or bailiffs, who collect all sorts of debts including those related to council tax, traffic... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

1.5 million filmed breaking London traffic rules, says RAC

Almost 4,000 drivers a day are being caught on camera in London committing moving traffic offences such as driving into a bus lane or stopping in a yellow box junction. The figures were obtained through a series of Freedom of Information requests made to London boroughs by motoring organisation the... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Redbridge seeks new head of parking

The London Borough of Redbridge is recruiting a new head of parking, a role that pay up to £79,000 plus benefits. The east London council runs 18 car parks and operates a decriminalised parking enforcement regime for on-street parking.  The new head of parking will oversee extension of a... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Bristow & Sutor enhances management team

Civil enforcement agency Bristow & Sutor has made three appointments to its senior leadership team to strengthen its technology, HR and sales divisions.  The Redditch headquartered business has appointed Paul Lillico as chief technology officer, Jodie Bromley as group HR director, and... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News
Flaxby P&R proposal recognised by Harrogate council

Flaxby P&R proposal recognised by Harrogate council

Proposals to reopen Goldsborough Railway Station as a park & ride location have been given a boost after Harrogate Borough Council acknowledged the location offers the opportunity to provide a new... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News
Corby retail car park wins awards

Corby retail car park wins awards

Corby Town Centre Management has received both the Park Mark, Safer Parking award and the Disabled Parking Accreditation (DPA) for... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

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