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New £1 coin is legal tender from today

New £1 coin is legal tender from today

The new 12-sided coin is legal tender from today and is now being rolled out across the country. HM Treasury and The Royal Mint have been working with the parking industry to prepare for the introduction and are urging businesses to make sure they are prepared for the upcoming co-circulation... continue

28 Mar 2017Parking Review News
Google Maps parking location reminder feature upgraded

Google Maps parking location reminder feature upgraded
Patrick McDonnell

Google has upgraded its a feature that enables people... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Looking4Transfers expands Ryanair partnership to provide airport transfers in Italy
Mark Moran

Purple Parking subsidiary Looking4Transfers has expanded its relationship with Ryanair to provide customers with transfers to and from some of the busiest airports in Italy. Yorkshire-based Looking4Transfers is an international airport transfers booking agent. It is quickly becoming the market... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

APCOA strengthens partnership with Fusion Lifestyle
Mark Moran

Fusion Lifestyle has awarded APCOA a contract to manage two car parks at the Bridge and Bellingham Leisure Centres in South London. The leisure centres offer pools, gyms, squash courts, pitches and group classes, as well as cafés and soft play areas for children. This new contract expands... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News
NSL Academy to offer apprenticeship training for parking sector

NSL Academy to offer apprenticeship training for parking sector
Mark Moran

NSL has launched an academy for apprenticeship training. The... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News
NCP launches B2B website

NCP launches B2B website
Mark Moran

NCP has launched a new commercial and client website, separate to the... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Alpha Parking launches Parking Apprenticeship

A parking apprenticeship initiative has been launched by training provider Alpha Parking.  The Parking Apprenticeship Framework is based on a new government approach that will see large organisations have to pay 5% into an Apprenticeship Levy from 1 April.  Organisations that will be... continue

16 Mar 2017Parking Review News
Heathrow sees parking revenues reach £114m a year

Heathrow sees parking revenues reach £114m a year
Mark Moran

Parking revenues at Heathrow rose last year, generating around £114m for the UK’s biggest airport. However, Heathrow has made a... continue

24 Feb 2017Parking Review News
UK car industry showcases alternatively fuelled vehicles

UK car industry showcases alternatively fuelled vehicles
Mark Moran

Carmakers have come together in London to promote low... continue

23 Feb 2017Parking Review News
Britannia reopens Art Deco garage in Newcastle

Britannia reopens Art Deco garage in Newcastle
Mark Moran

A historic city centre multi-storey car park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne has been reopened by Britannia Parking. The 360-space Dex Garage on... continue

23 Feb 2017Parking Review News
YourParkingSpace reports dramatic rise in rentals

YourParkingSpace reports dramatic rise in rentals
Patrick McDonnell

Online parking marketplace YourParkingSpace, which enables property owners and businesses to hire out their parking, is reporting a 200%... continue

22 Feb 2017Parking Review News

Poor customer service could cost transport sector £5.5bn a year

Poor service cost the parking sector an estimated £30m last year, according to research into how businesses handle customer complaints carried out by Ombudsman Services. The fourth annual Consumer Action Monitor indicates that consumers made 55 million complaints in 2016, up by three million... continue

15 Feb 2017Parking Review News

Parking company Indigo on the market

International parking operator Indigo has been put on the market, it has been reported. According to Nasdaq, French private equity fund Ardian and French bank Predica have given the mandate to two investment banks to seek a buyer for Indigo, which was previously known as VINCI Park. The deal could... continue

10 Feb 2017Parking Review News
LGA calls for nationwide parking ban

LGA calls for nationwide parking ban
Mark Moran

Laws allowing local authorities to ban pavement parking in London should be rolled out across the country... continue

28 Mar 2017Parking Review News
Transport minister defends DVLA's relationship with private parking sector

Transport minister defends DVLA's relationship with private parking sector
Mark Moran

Transport minister Andrew Jones publicly defended he relationship between... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

High Court tells Nottingham to amend bus gate signage

Nottingham City Council will have change signage on a bus lane after a High Court judge ruled the signs on the street were unclear. Around 11,000 drivers have been penalised for driving through the bus gate on Shakespeare Street. However, the council says that the judgment will not involve it... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Parking fines for Bournemouth Airport approach road
Patrick McDonnell

Dorset County Council is introducing a £70 parking fine to curb motorists collecting or dropping off passengers on a road leading to Bournemouth Airport. The council is bringing in a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) for Parley Lane on 21 April. The local authority said it hoped that the TRO... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Barnet issues over £12,000 in fines for littering
Mark Moran

Barnet Council has issued over 2,400 fixed penalty notices (FPNs), worth around £12,000, for littering offences since last summer. The north London local authority’s latest enforcement action to tackle environmental crime has seen 28 individuals ordered to pay £430 each for... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Barnet cracks down on Blue Badge abuse
Mark Moran

Barnet Council’s counter-fraud team seized lost, stolen and counterfeit Blue Badges during a one-day action. Officers from the north London council’s Corporate Anti-Fraud Team (CAFT) carried out spot checks on 78 cars displaying Blue Badges while parked in the Hendon area on 23... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Bury council urges drivers not to abuse the Blue Badge scheme
Mark Moran

Motorists in Bury are being warned not to abuse Blue Badge permits which aim to provide convenient parking for those with impaired mobility. The reminder follows the prosecution of seven people at Bury Magistrates Court on 7 March for displaying Blue Badges when the badge holders were not present.... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Temporary traffic order will protect Colchester's grass verges

The North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP) has introduced a temporary Traffic Regulation Order on road in Colchester to stop motorists parking on the grass verges and churning up the ground. Concerns have been raised regarding the number of vehicles parked in the unrestricted areas of Cowdray... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News
24 Mar 2017Parking Review News
Bournemouth focuses on safer school streets

Bournemouth focuses on safer school streets

Bournemouth Borough Council is taking the first steps to deter inconsiderate parking outside schools by deploying CCTV cameras. Six cameras will be deployed as part of a... continue

16 Mar 2017Parking Review News
Marston wins credit industry awards

Marston wins credit industry awards

Debt recovery group Marston Holdings won the Responsible Approach to Consumers award at the Chartered Institute of Credit... continue

16 Mar 2017Parking Review News
Havering criminalises dangerous parking around schools

Havering criminalises dangerous parking around schools

The London Borough of Havering has introduced fixed penalty notices (FPNs) to crack down on dangerous driving and parking during the school run. This is being claimed to b the first use of Public Space Protection... continue

2 Mar 2017Parking Review News

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